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The serious flaw in Canada's healthcare system: prescription drugs aren't free

In his campaign for universal publicly funded healthcare in the US, Bernie Sanders has repeatedly held up Canada’s system as an example, highlighting the pride Canadians take in the idea that medical care is a right for everyone.<p>But his legislation would aim to go further, addressing a critical …

Canadian News

4 Underrated Email Productivity Hacks

The average person spends 28 percent of their work week reading and responding to emails. Imagine what you could achieve with just a few of those …

This Job Platform Is For Undergrads Who Get Nowhere On LinkedIn

The days of “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know” may be nearing an end now that college students can Handshake their way to better job opportunities.<p>Ever heard of Michigan Tech? The engineering school, located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, is a full day’s drive from the nearest metro areas …

The best Chrome extensions to boost your productivity right now

Thanks to the emergence of Web-based tools and services, most of us work primarily in the browser these days, and that means it’s our main productivity center.<p>Google Chrome is far and away the most popular browser around and it supports a huge number of extensions, which are essentially plugins …

Productivity

The 7 signs you have poor leadership

Understanding the traits of poor leaders can help you avoid leadership pitfalls and by doing so recognize how to strengthen your leadership …

Coda is a next-generation spreadsheet designed to make Excel a thing of the past

From rows and columns to custom apps<p>When Shishir Mehrotra worked at YouTube, he was struck by the relatively pedestrian tools that kept the site running. Mehrotra, who served as the company’s head of product until he left in 2014, managed his team largely using a combination of Google Docs and …

Your brain tries to hijack every decision you make — but you can fight back

You walk into your first yoga class. You're a little insecure about your weight and how your yoga clothes cling to your body revealing every flaw. You're nervous about making a fool of yourself.<p>Your eyes instantly zoom onto the fit model-esque people chatting in the corner. As you walk past them, …

How Office Politics Corrupt the Search for High-Potential Employees

Few topics have captivated talent management discussions more intensely than <i>potential</i>. The obsession with predicting who may be a future star or the next top leader has influenced academic research and human resources practices alike. But how good are we at evaluating human potential? The answer …

How Not to Become a Victim of the Peter Principle: 3 Warning Signs

Still stuck in the "king" role rather than that of the (hopefully rich) leader of growth? Look out.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Laurence J. Peter had perhaps one of the most succinct and insightful observations in the world: People rise to their level of …

Canada's 'super secret spy agency' is releasing a malware-fighting tool to the public

Canada's electronic spy agency says it is taking the "unprecedented step" of releasing one of its own cyber defence tools to the public, in a bid to …

11 Ways Leaders Can Help Their Remote Teams Stay Organized and Communicative

For leaders, building remote teams has a lot of benefits: They can hire for the exact skills sets they need regardless of time zone, and can let people work at their best pace rather than force them to arrive at a specific location for eight to 10 hours a day. This setup, however, also means that …

No Office? No Problem! 5 Key Tips for Working on the Go.

Is your desk where ever you happen to have your laptop plugged in? Then learn these survival secrets.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The new workplace isn't really a place, it's more a state of mind. You bounce from meeting to meeting, talk over lunch, pitch over …

Opinion: Quebec can learn from Swedish hospital on wait times

Quebec’s health minister recently gave an ultimatum to the province’s hospitals: under a proposed amendment, emergency room stays are to no longer …

Few provinces now without midwives as services begin in N.B.

FREDERICTON -- Midwives in New Brunswick have begun seeing their first patients -- becoming one of the last provinces to provide publicly funded and …

This is what we know about HPV, the vaccine and its backlash

For the last decade, doctors have been recommending vaccinations to girls (and now boys, too) to help protect against HPV (human papillomavirus). And …

Public Health

How Toronto is Facing the Opioid Crisis

Opioid Crisis

Ontario Hubs: Opioid Addiction

Opioids

500K Canadians miss work weekly because of mental health issues: MHCC

Nearly half a million Canadians miss work every week because of mental health issues, according to the Mental Health Commission of Canada.<p>And the …

Let's talk: Why Canadians need health care in their own language

Canada prides itself on its diverse, multicultural population. But some newcomers who don't speak English or French may have serious difficulty …

Stick to the Core—or Go for More?

“Cut!” Spike Sanchez stomped toward the stage, his arms waving the music to a stop. Wearing black from head to toe, sporting dark glasses, and sweating under the heat of the lights, he was losing his patience. A highly respected music video director, Sanchez was starting to wonder if taking on this …

High-Performance Marketing: An Interview with Nike’s Phil Knight

Nike is a champion brand builder. Its advertising slogans—“Bo Knows,” “Just Do It,” “There Is No Finish Line”—have moved beyond advertising into popular expression. Its athletic footwear and clothing have become a piece of Americana. Its brand name is as well-known around the world as IBM and …

13 Free Courses on Social Media Marketing

Building a successful social media marketing strategy for your business takes careful planning, and a lot of trial and error. Get help developing …

Where's the Proof That Mindfulness Meditation Works?

The concept of mindfulness involves focusing on your present situation and state of mind. This can mean awareness of your surroundings, emotions and …

Mindfulness

Why culture is key to Indigenous mental health

Carol Hopkins firmly believes there are promising paths forward for Indigenous communities confronting mental health and addiction issues. A member …

Saskatchewan group launches cheeky condom wrappers in Indigenous languages

A new sexual health campaign from Saskatoon is encouraging folks to "wrap it up" by placing Indigenous languages and humour on condom wrappers.<p>"We …

Teresa Armstrong calls on province to expand long-term care inquiry after London home ordered to stop accepting new residents

The inclusion of a London nursing home among three across the province ordered to stop taking new residents underscores the need to tackle systemic …

Long-Term Care

Senate of Canada - National seniors strategy will help Canada manage its aging population

News Release<p>The Standing Senate Committee on National Finance<p>National seniors strategy will help Canada manage its aging population<p>June 29, …

Aging populations should be considered in health transfers: Senate

A new Senate report is urging the federal government to offer top-up health transfers for provinces with the fastest-aging populations.<p>The report, …

LGBT People and Federal Health Policy: An Invisible Population?

<b>Nick J. Mulé</b> and <b>Miriam Smith</b> argue that the Canadian Federal government must recognize the distinct and diverse healthcare needs of LGBT …