Advance care planning is best way to show compassion in these strange times

This column is an opinion by Dr. Tavis Apramian, MD/PhD, a family medicine resident at McMaster University in Hamilton. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. I should... Read more »

Careful, Canada: What Ireland has learned about two-tier health care

This column is an opinion by Steve Thomas, director of the Centre for Health Policy and Management at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. He has been studying the issue of privatization in... Read more »

Employers should have to foot the bill for mandatory sick notes

The issue of employers requiring doctors’ notes for minor illnesses has been hotly debated for years. Medical associations are strongly opposed to the practice, and according to a recent Ipsos poll,... Read more »

Without new abortion laws, there’s no way to seek justice for fetal homicide victims: Robyn Urback

It feels heinously unjust that Nicholas Baig will serve a “life” sentence in prison, with no chance of parole for 17 years, for murdering one person — not two.... Read more »