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The Winding Road to a National Pharmacare Program

April 25, 2018

The Report of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health, “Pharmacare Now, Prescription Medicine Coverage for all Canadians” released on April 18 marks a step forward towards a national program covering all Canadians, but also opens up some major political questions. Read more

Keep expectations high for antiracism consultations

April 16, 2018

This article first appeared April 10, 2018 in Policy Options. The Liberal government shouldn’t bend to critics of its antiracism consultations, but it should also know racialized Canadians expect meaningful change. The federal government is about to embark on nationwide antiracism consultations. The initiative is not without its naysayers. The... Read more