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TJ Dawe reaches new heights with "Medicine"
Anybody who is a regular Fringe Festival-goer has probably seen a show by festival legend TJ Dawe. He’s been touring the country’s summer festival circuit for the last 10 years or so. All his shows...
Jan 25th, 2013
Premiers united in opposition to Conservatives' 'unilateral' health care decision
Premiers say they will band together to get the federal government back at the health care table, but will Ottawa budge from its increasingly tough stance?
David P. Ball
Jan 16th, 2012
Canada's health care: premiers gather in Victoria to discuss system's future
What does the future hold for health care? With Canada's health accord expiring in 2014, the country's premiers are meeting to discuss plans for medicare. VO is live-blogging from the meetings.
David P. Ball
Jan 15th, 2012
Welcome home to Canadian health care, Premier Danny Williams; Now come clean about that visit to the US
The great majority of Canadian and U.S. citizens can’t afford to travel for brand-name surgery. And in Canada, they don’t need to worry about it because they can get very good care at home.
Feb 14th, 2010
Good Chi Empowers Health and Science Professionals with High Fashion Uniforms
Geeks no more. Medical uniforms are the new sexy and empowering couture. Are you a female doctor sick of scrubs made for men? Read on for good chi.
Dec 6th, 2009