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The assisted dying debate: Understanding the Supreme Court ruling

For the first time in his life, Dr. Donald Low was wrong.  The renowned Toronto Microbiologist who passed away from a brain tumour in...

A lifetime commitment to caring

Erane Bocking is caring with extraordinary kindness at Toronto’s Humber River Hospital (HRH). She’s been doing it for almost 50 years. As a proud and hardworking...

The kids are alright: The role of youth volunteers at Interior Health

At facilities throughout Interior Health, young volunteers provide services to enhance the comfort of patients and residents. In Kelowna, for example, about 100 young...

Workplace pensions aid in recruitment and retention

At a time when most experts are concerned that there will be a future retirement income crisis – given the fact that two thirds...

Cardiac volunteers work and walk with heart

Ken Scullion volunteers with the Regional Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Service (CRSP) at the Rouge Valley Centenary (RVC) site in Scarborough, Ontario. RVC is...

What is financial planning anyway?

Everywhere one turns these days, there is someone or something offering financial planning.  The problem for the consumer is how to differentiate between someone...

Hospital workers: This tax season, be victors, not victims

As we gather our receipts and get ready to prepare our taxes, many of us start to feel a ‘cash crunch’ and are looking...

The future of healthcare and the role of medtech

At the hospital, provincial, and even federal level, those responsible for running our health care system are developing solutions to address the rising costs...

This volunteer could be your next family doctor

Gang Zhou dreamed of becoming a doctor, but he didn’t know where to start. It was 2013 and Gang had just moved to Canada. It...

Last chance to nominate your Nursing Hero!

COMMITMENT ✚ DEDICATION ✚ COMPASSION ✚ LEADERSHIP Look around you. Have you been inspired, encouraged or empowered by an employee or a colleague? Have you...

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