Category Social Justice

Long-term Care reform: Change starts with the resident

Paula Chidwick, Jill Oliver, and Carrie Bernard focus attention on the engagement of long-term care residents in the process of reform.

Canada needs one — not many — clinical triage protocols

Francoise Baylis argues that access to life-saving treatment should not be determined by geography.

Health Disparities in COVID-19 Triage Protocols

Şerife Tekin asks us to be aware that existing socio-economic disparities could adversely affect access to medical care under triage plans for scarce resources.

Indigenous Obstetric Evacuation: Harmful but Risky to Resist

Kim Dreaddy analyzes the policy of mandatory obstetric evacuation in Indigenous communities within the context of the history of colonization.

The implications of birth tourism

Hannah Rahim and Juliet Guichon argue that amendments to Canadian birthright citizenship should not be made until sufficient data on birth tourism’s implications have been collected.