Health Care in Ontario

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A Brief History of the Medical Reform Group
Guyatt, Gord
Covers the year 1979 - 1994.
The doctors who care
Callwood, June
An article about the Medical Reform Group of Ontario (MRG), a group of progressive doctors who are challenging the medical establishment and who take the position that their profession has a responsib...
Fill the gap: Ontario should insure injured migrant workers
Spence, Melanie; Rai, Nanky; Bozinoff, Nikki; Majeed, Abeer; Garfinkle, Miriam; Deutsch, James
We want to sound the alarm over the unjust federal and provincial immigration and health policies that are based on the exploitation of human labour and xenophobia. Migrants increasingly enter Canada ...
Health care monopoly
Diemer, Ulli
Rather than advocating the destruction of Canada's public health care system, critics should be speaking out against the government's strategy of running the system into the ground by mismanagement an...
Health News Briefs 1987 - 1991
Diemer, Ulli
A round-up of health care in the news, 1987 - 1991.
Health News Briefs 1992- 1994
Diemer, Ulli
A round-up of health care in the news, 1992 - 1994.
Medical Reform Newsletter
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Newsletters published by the Medical Reform Group of Ontario. The newsletters were published under several different names, including Medical Reform Group News; MRG Newsletter, and Medical Reform. The...
National Post columnist traumatized by having to wait his turn: Second-class health care for immigrants, seniors?
Diemer, Ulli
Columnist thinks people with money should get quicker treatment in emergency rooms than people who are poor.
A Picture of Health: Broadcasting The Health Care Blues
This program describes the fight of front line workers in the health system for quality health care services and the right to care.
Progressive doctors condemn opting out
Sussman, Rhonda
An interview with Toronto physicians Miriam Garfinkle and Fred Freedman, members of the Medical Reform Group of Ontario.
Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press: Volume VII Number 4
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Synthesis is the journal of the Canadian News Synthesis Project. Previously known as the Canadian News Synthesis Project (1974 - 1976), Synthesis analyzes and presents current news coverage of the mos...
Unsafe Practices: Restructuring and Privatization in Ontario Health Care
Browne, Paul Leduc
Describes the process of healthcare privatization and its negative impact in Ontario.

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First and Foremost in Community Health Centres
The Centre in Sault Ste Marie and the CHC Alternative
Lomas, Jonathan
The story of Canada's first community health centre, an initiative of the United Steelworkers of America, which opened its doors in 1958.

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The Medical Reform Group of Ontario
Organization profile published 1980
Ontario Health Coalition
Organization profile published 2006
Network of grassroots community organizations representing virtually all areas of Ontario. Our primary goal is to empower the members of our constituent organizations to become actively engaged in the...