A New Era in Federal-Provincial Relations? A Look into the Health Ministers Meeting

Katie Bowers On January 20th, the provincial and territorial health ministers gathered in Vancouver to discuss a variety of topics concerning the health of Canadians. The federal Minister of Health Jane Philpott joined the provincial ministers the next day. This type of meeting is not entirely unusual; former Minister of Health Rona Ambrose met with…

Eye for an Eye: Addressing Ontario’s Tissue Donation Shortage

Jordann Thirgood It’s the holiday season. A time of year when it’s common to see intense public campaigns emphasizing the importance of giving to those in need – and not just giving gifts under the tree but also human blood, bones, and skin. Initiatives like the Canadian Blood Services’ “Wrap it Up” campaign remind us that blood…