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I’m on a waitlist for a doctor with 95,000 Nova Scotians

More than one in ten people from the province are without a doctor. “Watching my prescription run out feels like watching a time bomb ticking down,” says Evelyn Hornbeck
Hopital Glengarry Memorial Hospital in Alexandria, Ont., on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (Photograph by Justin Tang)

The gruesome killing of an Alberta GP puts a spotlight on physician abuse

Walter Reynolds was bludgeoned to death by a patient, shocking Canada’s medical community and prompting physicians to share their own dangerous brushes with abuse
A mural pays tribute to health-care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic in Toronto on July 22, 2020 (CP/Nathan Denette)

Forget about our ’lanes.’ It’s time for doctors to flood the freeways.

Jillian Horton: We spend much of our lives tending to the aftermath of failed social policies, afraid to engage. This is our call to speak out.
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Medicine’s bigotry and bullying problem

Michelle Cohen: The noose incident in Alberta highlights a deep-rooted culture of discrimination the profession has never properly acknowledged
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Doctors-in-training are growing extremely nervous about the lack of opportunities

Opinion: A growing number of students are finding that the expense and effort of studying to be a doctor may be in vain because they are unable to secure a residency spot
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Most Canadians are okay with doctors’ pay

But an Insights West survey finds most Canadians also don’t like doctors setting up as small businesses to pay lower taxes
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A tax fight has Canadians on democratic autopilot. That’s a problem.

Opinion: The ongoing debate over tax reform is driven by partisan and special interests—and is a missed opportunity for democratic engagement
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What do doctors really have to fear from the feds’ tax crackdown?

Opinion: Doctors are howling over Bill Morneau’s proposed closing of tax loopholes—but few of them would actually be significantly affected
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Gambling on an M.D.

In 2013, most would-be doctors came from just six undergrad schools, even though they were the tougher, more competitive ones