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The Policy That Could: Reflections on an Interview With a Young Liberal

On May 2, 2011, the Liberal Party of Canada (LPC) suffered the worst defeat in its political history.  Having won 34 out of 308 federal seats, the party found itself knocked into third place for the first time.  It had a mere 19% of the vote, and held only 4 seats west of Ontario.  For many it was a profound shock, raising for the first time the question of the party’s survival.  One […]

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What about the doctors?

Some of the top stories this week in Canada revolve around whether or not doctors should be prescribing cannabis for medical purposes in this country. The Canadian Medical Journal published two very opposing views on the topic this Monday. Both  CMAJ commentaries quibble over relative harms, burden of proof, and the relative lack of clinical […]