CDM in the News

Toronto parents of baby needing $2.8M drug turn to Swiss drugmaker's dose lottery as a last resort
CBC News (December 31, 2019)
Featuring quotes from CDM Board Member Dr. Joel Lexchin

Private pay won't reduce wait times
Winnipeg Free Press (December 19, 2019)
Written by CDM Board Members Dr. Rupinder Brar and Dr. Richard Klasa

Launch of doctor app a wake-up call for Saskatchewan's health system, says expert
CBC News (December 4, 2019)
Featuring quotes from CDM Board Member Dr. Melanie Bechard

The cautionary tale of Cambie and Australian health care
The Toronto Star (December 3, 2019)
Written by CDM Chair Dr. Danyaal Raza, Dr. Bob Bell and Stefan Superina

Doctors worried about Alberta government’s proposed cuts, changes to compensation
Global News (December 3, 2019)
Featuring quotes from CDM Board Member Dr. Jillian Ratti

National pharmacare—the time is now
Maclean's (November 27, 2019)
Written by CDM Chair Dr. Danyaal Raza and the Hon. Dr. Jane Philpott

What's at risk in the B.C. Supreme Court hearing on health care? The future of our system
The Globe and Mail (November 22, 2019)
Written by CDM Board Member Dr. Melanie Bechard and Dr. Ali Damji

Closing arguments begin in B.C. case launched in 2009 over private health care
CTV News (November 17, 2019)
Featuring quotes from CDM Chair Dr. Danyaal Raza

On World Diabetes Day, let’s commit to fair and affordable drug coverage
North99 (November 14, 2019)
Written by CDM Board Member Dr. Thara Kumar

Universal health care on trial: What you need to know about a historic Charter challenge in B.C.
The Globe and Mail (November 12, 2019)
Featuring quotes from CDM Board Member Dr. Rupinder Brar

New Liberal minority must keep national pharmacare promise
The Toronto Star (November 7, 2019)
Written by CDM Board Member Dr. Thara Kumar

Seeing a family doctor just got even harder in Ontario
The Conversation (October 23, 2019)
Written by CDM Board Member Dr. Joel Lexchin

What a Liberal minority government will mean for the health of Canadians
The Conversation (October 22, 2019)
Written by CDM Board Member Dr. Joel Lexchin

Experts on pharmacare and the opioid crisis say important healthcare issues are missing from political platforms and debates
CBC Metro Morning (October 9, 2019)
On-air interview with CDM Chair Dr. Danyaal Raza

Can any of the federal parties pull off a national pharmacare program?
CTV Your Morning (Octber 8, 2019)
On-air interview with CDM Chair Dr. Danyaal Raza


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