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35 articles
by Hilary Chow

Ontario taxpayers bearing the burden of ‘OHIP for all’ policy

Ten days into the COVID-19 pandemic, Ontario's public health insurance policy was expanded to include all uninsured patients, like temporary workers and tourists. But more sustainable solutions are needed in place of “OHIP for All.”

by Heeba Abdullah Cathryn Espadero

The essential role of spiritual care in long-term care

In 2020, Ontario's LTC lockdown policies led to the elimination of religious, recreational, therapeutic and social activities for residents, resulting in a spiritual health crisis in LTC homes. As a front-line occupational therapist, I witnessed first-hand the devastating consequences of the removal of spiritual care.

by Sarah Newbery

Shortage of physicians, support systems puts health care in northern Ontario in jeopardy

The holistic style of community care that is the backbone of health care in rural northern Ontario is in jeopardy. If we care about equity, those in northern Ontario must have equitable access to the opportunity to live and die well in their communities.

by Dafna Izenberg Francine Buchanan Claude Lurette

Direct Funding means freedom for many people with disabilities. Is it accessible enough?

by Seema Marwaha Dafna Izenberg

Why are kids waiting so long for mental health services?

by Michel Bilodeau

Governments shouldn’t force faith-based hospitals to perform medical assistance in dying

The government of Ontario’s decision to protect faith-based institutions makes a lot of sense. It is now up to government to ensure that all those in need have access to medically assisted death.

by ... Rahat Hossain

Can Ontario prove basic income works?

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