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The feds are spending $161 million in training police officers.
There is no cure for autism, but we've had solid peer-reviewed evidence for decades that Intensive Behaviour Intervention (IBI) based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) can have a dramatic impact on the development of kids with autism. Unfortunately, the treatment is not covered by medicare across the country.
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By 2031, it is estimated 1.4 million Canadians will develop dementia — up from 750,000 in 2011.
Technology has been a staple in businesses, governments and other organizations for many years. Why are hospitals so far behind? Not only would the better use of the new fangled Internet and office software and procedures save time, it could improve quality of care. What other sector still uses pre-computer administrative practices?
She'll be paying thousands of dollars.
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You will know well from history that real change won't happen by providing more federal money with unconditional transfers.Real change will require helping provinces to shift the focus of our health system away from those who are relatively well resourced to new areas of care, such as essential pharmaceuticals and homecare.
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"I have a lot on my plate but I have an incredible team of people helping me," said the Ontario MP.
Bureaucrats are not only bureaucrats. They are managers. Establishments are not only bureaucracies, they are at the centre of decision-making. Good managers will make decisions and accept the consequences of their actions. With Bill 10, the Ministerial role becomes much more intrusive.
For those of us advocating for improvements to services for the mentally ill in Ontario, the appointment of Dr. Eric Hoskins as the new Minister of Health is a breath of fresh air. To help make his transition a little easier, I would like to offer some suggestions for improving services to the mentally ill in our province that will also save money.