Having campaigned on a promise to fix Nova Scotia’s health care system, on April 22, 2022, new Premier Tim Houston, released Action for Health: A Strategic Plan for Nova Scotia. Despite its stated objective of establishing an “equitable and respectful health ecosystem”, the plan fails to include a single mention of women, pregnancy, sexual or reproductive health.
The federal Liberal-NDP agreement has resulted in the first step toward a national dental care program, starting with children. There’s a strong case to grow this public investment
Nova Scotians deserve a government that learns the lessons of the past to build a better tomorrow
Carelessness has led Canada and the world down a dangerous path. Committing to a caring society, one that’s equitable, inclusive, and peaceful, must become our rallying cry
The province has a long way to go in improving its homecare infrastructure
Being able to access older information is vital to understanding how well Health Canada’s drug safety system is working
Tackling inflation can be part of a public-led recovery—it only requires government to reduce or maintain prices in areas they control.
As our population ages, let’s rely less on long-term care and more on supportive housing:a cost-effective way for semi-independent seniors to live with dignity and independence.
The big question now for Canada is whether, by design or default, we will revert to the “same old, same old” after the crisis.
Temporarily suspending trade rules covering COVID-19 vaccines and treatments would speed up the global recovery. Our government has other plans.
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