Cowichan Conversations: Chief Electoral Officer Recommends changes contained in MacGregor Bill-279

Chief Electoral Office, Marc Mayrand Chief Electoral Officer Recommends changes contained in MacGregor Bill to limit election length Alistair MacGregor, Member of Parliament for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford, introduced Bill C-279 earlier this year to ensure that Read more…

Left Over: Incoming? Nah, Outgoing….

Guaranteed $20K income for all Canadians endorsed by academics Advocates enjoy resurgence of plan to ease poverty The Canadian Press Posted: Jun 30, 2014 9:53 AM ET Last Updated: Jun 30, 2014 11:31 AM ET     A great idea, but like many academic ideas, not too practical in the sadly real world we live in…Scandinavian countries ...

False positive: private profit in Canada's health care: Monitoring Benefits For-Profit Health Care

A new study by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) in the United States found that non-profit health care institutions are audited by Medicare more often than their for-profit counterparts: 6 times per year compared to 4 for the for-profit facilities.  47% of non-profits were also audited by more than one government agency compared to only ...