Archive for July, 2015

Patients First: Action Plan for Health Care

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Action Plan for Health Care strengthens our commitment to put people and patients first by improving the health care experience. This next phase builds on the progress of our 2012 Action Plan for Health Care. Ontarians will have better and faster access to quality health services. They will have better information so they can make [...]

Fiscal Sustainability Report 2015 from the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Click here to Download the full PDF This report assesses the fiscal sustainability of Canada’s federal government, subnational governments and public pension plans. Its goal is to evaluate if policy changes are required to correct the long-term path of public debt, after considering the economic and fiscal impacts of population ageing. Fiscal sustainability means that [...]

Unleashing Innovation: Excellent Healthcare for Canada – Executive Summary

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Click here to download the full PDF On June 24, 2014, the Government of Canada’s health minister, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, launched the Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation. The Panel was charged with identifying the five most promising areas of innovation in Canada and internationally that have the potential to sustainably reduce growth in health [...]

Healthcare-related Appointments to the Order of Canada

Monday, July 6th, 2015

Companion of the Order of Canada Janet Rossant for advancing the global understanding of embryo development and stem cell biology, and for her national and international leadership in health science. Officer of the Order of Canada Sandra Black for contributing to improved diagnosis and treatment of vascular dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and stroke. Kenneth Denton Craig [...]

Pan Am Piano Man – Street Musician moves his not-so-portable instrument

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

Sebastian Brown and friend off to Bay and Front St in downtown Toronto to play for the Pan Am hordes. Good for their health. Go to http://www.facebook.com/ragged to see more.