Pandemic highlights need for national standards for senior care
They are some of our most vulnerable citizens, and the pandemic is claiming the lives of Canada’s seniors at an alarming rate. Vice President of Public Affairs Pierre Cyr discusses how the spread of the COVID-19 has exposed systematic vulnerabilities in senior care facilities across the country.
National pharmacare: A delicate balance
Although the Canada Health Act enshrines accessibility as well universality, federal and provincial government officials have for decades sought to constrain its interpretation. Simply put, we have never lived up to the spirit of the Act.