Opinion: To fix Canadian health care, let’s try the Dutch model

Paramedics roll out a stretcher from the emergency department at Mount Sinai Hospital, in Toronto, on January 13, 2021.Cole Burston/The Canadian Press Ake Blomqvist is a Research Associate Professor at Carleton University and a Health Policy Scholar at the CD Howe Institute, where Rosalie Wyonch is also a Senior Policy Analyst. The pandemic has revealed … Read more

Federal budget includes $5.3 billion for dental coverage plan, but few details on pharmacare

Health experts have for years called on the federal government to expand health coverage to dental care, prescription drugs and a host of other expenses to help low-income Canadians, the uninsured and other vulnerable groups.Chris Young/The Canadian Press The federal government is moving forward with the largest expansion of the country’s health care system in … Read more