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Affordable Access to Medicines: A Prescription for Canada

Affordable Access to Medicines: A Prescription for Canada
Source: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

This report reviews research detailing the financial and social impacts of national pharmacare implementation abroad, and shifts in policy in Canada.

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Business And Economics

Be wary of quick fixes for Nova Scotia's education system

With recent standardized assessment scores from Nova Scotian schools causing alarm, and education minister Karen Casey about to release her action plan to reform the P-12 education system, there are a few things that are important to remember. 646 more words

Nova Scotia Education

Karen Cooling, Marc Lee and Shannon Daub: Ending oil and gas use will require help for workers

The steady stream of bad news from Alberta’s oilpatch is a potent reminder of the boom-and-bust nature of being a resource-commodity exporter. It’s a story deeply understood in resource communities, as decisions made halfway around the world dictate whether you will have a job tomorrow. 621 more words


A decade of research yields more recommendations for Winnipeg's inner city

A decade of research shows Winnipeg’s inner city is slowly changing for the better – but more needs to be done, and it’s not just about the money. 294 more words


News release: Report outlines housing struggles among Aboriginal population

Winnipeg, MB – Dec 8, 2014

Report launch: Moving to the City: Housing and Aboriginal Migration to Winnipeg 
Tuesday December 9
11:30 am refreshments
12:00 pm report launch… 324 more words


Prepare for Climate Migrants

Canada must prepare for the wave of climate migrants about to arrive at our door. As people are displaced globally and driven off their land by rising water, desertification, loss of arable land, programs and infrastructure need to be in place to receive them. 488 more words