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2012: Winners and Losers of Canadian Politics

Ryan Painter | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Politics
Ryan Painter

The jet lag has passed and the Christmas decorations (for some of us at least) are put away in storage. With 2013 stretching out before us, let's reflect on the year that was 2012 in Canadian politics. The best and worst political stories, the best and worst politicians and the biggest sellout.

UNICEF Chides Canadian MPs

CBC | Posted 02.17.2013 | Canada Politics

A report by UNICEF takes aim at MPs for stopping a bill that could have meant cheaper drugs to treat HIV and AIDS in poor countries. The ...

Tories Shoot Down Bill To Bring Medicine To Developing World

Rabble | Posted 11.29.2012 | Canada Business

On Wednesday a bill that was designed to save millions of lives in the developing world was narrowly defeated in the House of Commons. It was NDP ...

Affordable Medicine for All the World's Grandchildren

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Impact
Craig and Marc Kielburger

There are approximately 23.5-million people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Without medication one in two children living with HIV/AIDS in the developing world will die before their second birthday. We have an opportunity now to change that. A new piece of legislation before Parliament -- Bill C-398 -- aims to cut the red tape.

Fix a Law for Life: Canada's "Medicines for All" Campaign

Richard Elliott | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Impact
Richard Elliott

In the lead up to World AIDS Day 2012 on December 1, Canada's Parliament has the chance to repair Canada's Access to Medicines Regime (CAMR) and finally get the job done. Members of Parliament must make the all-important decision to end partisan political squabbling and vote "yes" for Bill C-398, the bill that will fix CAMR once and for all. Millions of lives hang in the balance.