Trudeau to hold health-care funding talks with premiers next month, sources say – National

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Canada’s premiers will meet in Ottawa next month in a bid to find a new funding deal for health care. Two federal sources granted anonymity because they weren’t authorized to speak publicly on the matter say Trudeau will announce the meeting this morning. The prime minister and his cabinet are … Read more

Canadian pharmacists have new prescriptive powers amid doctor shortages

In a year when pharmacists have stickhandled children’s drug shortages and an extra-busy flu shot season, you’d think they might balk at the news in Ontario and BC that their prescriptive powers are being expanded. Yet those in the field say the added responsibilities may make their jobs more fulfilling – so long as the … Read more