Canada Switzerland

A Child's Travel Log: Germany, 1939

Rebecca Ananda | Posted 11.16.2014 | Canada Travel
Rebecca Ananda

"You no smuggle!" said the customs agent. It was nine-year-old Bev Miller's first trip to continental Europe. Bev landed at the Hook of Holland wi...

Canada Beats Switzerland

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada

Canada beat Switzerland 3-1 on Monday to set-up a gold-medal matchup in women's hockey with the United States on Thursday. The Canadians came out...

Going Toe-To-Toe Over Climate Change

CP | Dean Bennett, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta Premier Alison Redford is going to get a chance to discuss climate change with high-profile oilsands critic and former U.S. vice-pr...

Historical Must-See Spots In Geneva

Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Travel

Switzerland: that tiny European country both seemingly plated in gold and chocolate also bears the ideas of surviving total war with institutions and ...

The Fraser Institute on Health Care: Around the World in 180 Days

Andrew Boozary | Posted 07.24.2013 | Canada
Andrew Boozary

Presented with the opportunity to pick from any of the health systems the world has to offer, who in the right mind would choose Canada's single-payer model after reading their post? Turns out a country did have the opportunity the choose. That country was Taiwan.

Think Canada Has the World's Best Health Care? Think Again

Mark Milke | Posted 07.22.2013 | Canada Politics
Mark Milke

We would wager citizens of every country think health care could be improved. However, we would also bet a plane ticket to someone's favourite summer getaway that Canadians will find countries with universal health care, such as Australia, Japan, or favourite tourist destinations in Europe, have far better health care than we do. That's because their citizens and their governments have no hang-ups about the three boogeymen of upfront fees, "private" insurance, and private delivery. They are also nations with progressive, sensible health care practices that could help improve Canada's health care system.

Canada Should Consider Healthcare the Swiss Way

Michel Kelly-Gagnon | Posted 11.19.2012 | Canada
Michel Kelly-Gagnon

In Switzerland, the way the health care system is organized has evolved in the opposite direction of Canada's, where the trend has rather been toward ever more centralized regulation and public financing. When all is said and done, the Swiss experience shows once again that the private sector can contribute constructively and efficiently to the provision of services within a public health care system without threatening the goals of fair and universal access to care.

Cheer Up Folks! Things Could be Worse

Conrad Black | Posted 04.02.2012 | Canada
Conrad Black

Grumpy and worried though Americans may be, they can take some comfort from the fact that unlike in China, 60 per cent of the wealthy do not want to emigrate, and unlike Russia according to recent polls, nor do about 40 per cent of their whole population.

Shocker: Switzerland Pegs Franc To Euro

CP | John Heilprin, The Associated Press | Posted 11.05.2011 | Canada Business

GENEVA - The Swiss National Bank on Tuesday decided to fix the country's exchange rate at 1.20 francs per euro and indicated it would buy an unlimited...