Monthly Archives: December 2011

Curious changes and worried workers

With the consultant’s report on areas to reduce administrative overheads by merging services due soon, hospital workers are getting nervous. The whole exercise is odd. The consultant was only asked to look at six of 13 areas and to ignore … Continue reading

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Stats make U.S.-style health care a tough sell

A piece in the Edmonton Journal begins with three stunning and gripping paragraphs. Anyone on the fence about the benefits of universal health care needs to read this. The writer said, “Statistics for 2009 compiled by Harvard Medical School and … Continue reading

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The economic argument for universal health care

Occupy Nova Scotia/Occupy Wall Street drums may be silenced but when Canada’s provincial health ministers met with the federal minister in Halifax in November different drums were beating. A coalition of groups led by the Council of Canadians urged more … Continue reading

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