Retirement residences are personal “homes,” not nursing homes. They’re designed, built and operated by companies for people aged 65 and up, places people choose to live based on their needs and what they can afford. To be clear, this is not a story about the government putting financial pressure onContinue Reading

By Mary Anne Pankhurst There are dangers that can accompany the designation of “Dr.” to people who work in the broad, $ multi-billion marketplace of alternative medicine. Governments and citizens can be tricked, seriously harmed or even killed by the plausible-sounding notions and potions sold by well-spoken, caring practitioners, whoContinue Reading

Cornwall Ontario – With the province rationing health care times a big question that’s starting to loom is whether this City is paying a price for electing Conservative Jim McDonell not once, but twice during this near 15 year run of Liberal governments in the province. Not only that, butContinue Reading

POLICE LAY 13 HEALTH FRAUD-RELATED CHARGES Seven Assistive Devices Authorizers to Appear in Court (ORILLIA, ON) – Members with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Anti-Rackets Branch Health Fraud Investigation Unit have charged seven people in connection with a lengthy investigation involving owners of mobility aid businesses and their employees. SinceContinue Reading

Randy Hillier, the PC MPP for Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox & Addington is one of my favorite politicians in Ontario.   It’s not that I agree with all of his positions or support his party, but when you talk with him you can feel a passion and integrity that is sorely lacking in soContinue Reading Serving Montreal, Western Quebec, Ottawa, and Eastern Ontario. Why wait? The ViaMedica Promise At ViaMedica you will receive “The Care and Attention you Deserve”. Our friendly and professional staff will ensure that your experience at ViaMedica is prompt and seamless in an environment that respects the integrity and dignityContinue Reading

  CFN – Specialist physicians should be paid by the hospitals where they carry out their procedures, rather than by provincial insurance plans as they are now, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Paying Hospital-Based Doctors: Fee for Whose Service?” authors Ake Blomqvist andContinue Reading