Tag Archive "gary-machan"

Teeth

OP ED: Your Teeth Are Not A Part of Your Body, Say What?

For reasons that mystify me to this day, the provision of even basic dental care was not – and more importantly is still not included in Medicare.

QEW Oakville

Free Trade?

Given all of the talk about NAFTA, CETA, and more recently talks with China, I am not sure about you, but I would appreciate an honest appraisal of just what the impact of ‘Free’ Trade ...

Oil spilling from barrels

Canada’s Double Speak & Betrayal of Indigenous People

While I am not in the least surprised by Trump’s blatant disregard over the rights of indigenous people on matters pertaining to the construction of the North Dakota pipeline, I was more than a little ...

Border Collie

Man’s Best Friend: Ode To Taz

While I am probably more of a ‘cat’ than a ‘dog’ person, this was one preconceived notion that was really put to the test just recently when we had to put down our old border ...

Illuminated Coloured circles

Say “Hello” during Christmas

During this time of ‘Christmas Cheer’, it is remarkable how much of its counterpart we encounter in the way of a significant rise of people experiencing great emotional distress. Such as any seasoned medical staff ...

MOODY BLUES

2nd Stage of Medicare begins as Ontario passes Bill 41

For all that we pride ourselves on having access to universal health care, what many Canadians don’t know is that there was to be a 2nd stage of Medicare. Tommy Douglas was, in fact, miles ...

Apple

Putting Health Back Into Health Care: A Health Advocates Perspective

In this day and age of political spectacle and scandal, we risk losing sight of truly significant legislative and policy developments. Case in point: Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins‘ Patients First Act, now approaching its ...

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Chime the Bells of Freedom!

Never have I been at a public gathering more moving than that of the opening of the African American Museum adjacent the Washington Monument in the American capital a few days ago. Given the rapid ...

Spilt Tea Cup

Rehonouring the Sacred: The Foundation for a Culture of Health and Wellbeing

Several years ago when I was heavily involved in spearheading a Food Charter aimed at alleviating hunger, I committed a major faux pas at one meeting, at least as far as community health discourse is ...

Hand reaching

TCS: Toxic Culture Syndrome: How to Advance a Culture of Health & Wellbeing

If you follow the news lately, you would think that our health and wellbeing is determined by doctors. Doctors this and doctors that.

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