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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Charles J. Wright

Charles J. Wright is a healthcare consultant based in Toronto. From 1999 to 2007, he was Scientific Officer of the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation, after a career in surgery, teaching, research and administration at the University of Saskatchewan and the University of British Columbia.

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Charles J. Wright

Too Much Health Care

We can’t afford life’s creeping medicalization November 2009
The general health of the population today must be considered one of the greatest marvels of human civilization and ingenuity. Pregnant women no longer have to dread the 10 percent risk of death at childbirth that used to be usual; a newborn in Canada today can expect to live 80 years; death related to childhood infections is now…