Health Care

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Abortion to Abolition

Reproductive Health and Justice in Canada

The history of abortion decriminalization and critical advocacy efforts to improve access in Canada deserve to be better known. Ordinary people persevered to make Canada the most progressive … 176 View

About Canada: Health & Illness 2nd Edition

Most Canadians believe that their experiences of health and illness are shaped by genetics, medical care and lifestyle choices. Governments, the media and disease associations reinforce this … 192 View

Care and Consequences

The Impact of Health Care Reform

Over the past decade health care in Canada has shifted from a cure-care model to a business model. Disguised behind talk of community, care closer to home, consumer choice, patient rights, … 325 View

Doctors in Denial

Why Big Pharma and the Canadian Medical Profession are Too Close for Comfort

Examines the relationship between the Canadian medical profession and the pharmaceutical industry, and explains how doctors have become dependents of the drug companies instead of champions of … 344 View


40 Years of Change

In Fertility: 40 Years of Change, lawyer and author Maureen McTeer explores key medical, research, and legal developments in assisted human reproduction since the birth of the first IVF baby in … 276 View

Health and Wealth

How Social and Economic Factors Affect Our Well-Being

This book looks at the well-known link between social equality and the health and well-being of a country’s population, with a Canadian perspective and using Canadian data. As of 1999, when … 136 View

Losing me, While Losing You

Caregivers Share Their Experiences of Supporting Friends and Family with Dementia

Losing Me, While Losing You is a long-needed resource to those providing care for people living with dementia — and for those providing care to the caregivers. In this book, caregivers … ; ; 224 View


Facts, Myths, Problems & Promise

Most health care professionals are committed to the principles of medicare, and so are most other Canadians. Yet everyone recognizes that the health care system has serious problems, and often … ; View

Stolen Motherhood

Surrogacy and Made-to-Order Children

Neither marginal nor secret, contracting surrogate mothers is growing rapidly and is regarded as socially progressive. Yet the “process” is vitiated from the get go, i.e., … 194 View

Take Back the Tray

Revolutionizing Food in Hospitals, Schools, and Other Institutions

Good food generally doesn’t arrive on a tray, but Chef Joshna Maharaj knows that institutional kitchens have the ability to produce good, nourishing food, because she’s been making it … 258 View

The Care We Dream Of

Liberatory & Transformative Approaches to LGBTQ+ Health

What if you could trust in getting the health care you need in ways that felt good and helped you thrive? What if the health system honoured and valued queer and trans people’s lives, … 352 View

The Killer’s Henchman

Capitalism and the Covid-19 Disaster

Summer 2021, the novel coronavirus is scything through populations worldwide. WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announces the Covid-19 pandemic will end “when the world … 280 View

Beyond Abortion

From: Abortion to Abolition


This chapter introduces the history of and context surrounding abortion in Canada as well as explores how prison abolition is connected to reproductive justice. The author talks about her own … 10 $1.00 Add

Health of the Population

From: Health and Wealth


A discussion of Canadian policies and pracices around the promotion of a healthy population in Canada in the 1990s, with context on activities elsewhere in the developed world in the same time period. 22 $2.20 Add


Health Care Reform and its Impact on Canadian Women

From: Care and Consequences


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