Archive for March, 2018

Fit For Purpose: Findings and Recommendations of the External Review of the Pan-Canadian Health Organizations

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

Dr. Pierre-Gerlier Forest and Dr. Danielle Martin In October of 2017, federal Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor launched an external review of federally funded pan-Canadian health organizations (PCHOs). The Minister appointed expert advisors Pierre-Gerlier Forest and Danielle Martin to lead an independent and forward‑looking review and report back with options for reconfiguring the PCHOs to [...]

Interpreting Canada’s Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) Legislation

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Institute for Research on Public Policy  Uncertainty about the meaning of specific terms in the Canadian MAiD legislation puts Canadians at risk in a number of ways. Eligibility for MAiD may be determined too broadly or too narrowly, and there may be arbitrary inequality of access when the various MAiD assessors and providers interpret the [...]