OPSEU Diablogue: Aglukkaq might as well be talking about car washes and kittens

We’ve noted several times the absence of Federal Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq when it comes to media inquiries about issues within her jurisdiction. Her performance in Parliament likely gives us a good illustration why. The absence of a renewed Federal-Provincial … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Federal health funding scheduled to drop when it most needed — McBane

OTTAWA – In the late 1970s it was Monique Begin, then Federal Minister of Health and Welfare, who suggested that citizens needed to mobilize into coalitions to make noise in society to get anything to work. As Michael McBane, the present … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Ontario gets worse grade than feds on CMA report card

Ontario is the only region in Canada to receive a worse rating than the federal government on how it deals with health care according to the Canadian Medical Association’s National Report Card for 2012. The report card represents a poll … Continue reading →