Canada’s other epidemic: As overdose deaths escalate, majority favour decriminalization of drugs

Public opinion reflects empirical data: half say opioid crisis worsening in their own communities February 24, 2021 – It is unlikely that Canadians were ever as galvanized by public health data as they have been over the last twelve months.

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Access for all: Near universal support for a pharmacare plan covering Canadians’ prescription drug costs

One-in-four Canadian households struggle to fill needed prescriptions October 29, 2020 – The COVID-19 pandemic has put Canada’s health care system under a microscope – revealing millions of people in this country are struggling to access the prescription medicines they

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COVID-19: Three-in-five worry about side-effects of a vaccine; many plan to take a ‘wait and see’ approach

While some are hesitant to get vaccine, four-in-five say they would do it to protect their family August 4, 2020 – Health experts have warned a true post-COVID-19 “return to normal” –  resumption of life that includes large gatherings, international

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COVID-19 side effects: 38% of Canadians have missed medical appointments or procedures due to restrictions

Among those who aren’t accessing medical care, ¾ say it has had a negative impact on their health May 27, 2020 – Frontline medical staff have been working valiantly to help Canadians affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. But a new

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COVID-19 and the extended care crisis: two-thirds support government takeovers of long-term care facilities

Past Liberal, NDP and Bloc voters overwhelmingly favour nationalization, past CPC voters divided May 25, 2020 – The horror and sorrow arising from the disproportionate number of deaths in long-term care facilities as a direct or indirect result of the

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COVID-19: Those least equipped to endure economic downturn bearing the brunt of layoffs

One-third worry their household will be late on a mortgage or rent payment as outbreak roils economy March 25, 2020 – As the COVID-19 outbreak continues its vise-grip on the health, day to day lives, and economic fortunes of Canadians,

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