The demise of the Canadian Health Care Accord. Extreme secrecy about drug reviews. Confusion surrounding the distribution and wariness among physicians about prescription of medical marijuana. An as-yet unfulfilled promise to make violence against women a health priority. A failing grade for the role of the federal government in health care at the end of 2013 by the College of Family Physicians of Canada.
With those and other key domestic health matters receiving inadequate attention from the feds, why is Health Minister Rona Ambrose going to China to “underscore Canada’s priority to diversify its export markets for energy and underline Canada’s potential as a responsible and reliable provider of energy to China”? Continue reading →