Tag: healthcare

Sick of Complaints

Canadian healthcare is one of the biggest upsides to living in Canada. Procedures, check-ups, and medication are not only free (most of the time), but they are also of good quality. As an immigrant, this was truly one of the…

Insurance as criminal? The US Supreme Court on federal healthcare

It is 2012 for the United States Supreme Court committee, which in its latest session debated healthcare in the US with the case National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius. This committee, divided into two sections – Counsels for the States and…

Quebec’s Bill 20: A Political and Medical Conflict

Health matters. Being healthy enhances life quality by enabling people the ability to do a variety of things in their lives. Whether one can enjoy these privileges largely depends on the government’s delivery of healthcare. In attempt to improve Quebec’s…

Ebola: Bilan & Avenir

À l’heure où le Libéria annonce la fin de l’état d’urgence sur l’Ebola et la fin de l’épidémie au sein de la RDC est déclarée par ses autorités, il semble que le combat contre le virus porte enfin ses fruits. L’épidémie qui a vu…

Beware the “Labor of Love” Organization (Part 1)

Teaching English or French abroad, particularly in the Middle East’s more impoverished or marginalized areas, has increasingly become a “status-quo” summer internship for many students. Students and young professionals are drawn into such teaching programs by organizations’ “labor of love”…

Ontario Government Restores Refugee Healthcare, Faith in Humanity

This is great news. After the federal government slashed interim healthcare for refugee claimants last year, it looked like a lot of people would go without. Provinces are taking leadership though, and good on them. Hopefully this means the beginning…