Toxic medical culture needs to end – for a healthy society, we need healthy doctors

This column is an opinion by Dr. Ferrukh Faruqui, a family doctor who teaches in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ.... Read more »

COVID-19 exposes truth of globalization – wealth does not always equal health

This column is an opinion by Dr. Anca Matei, an obstetrician and gynecologist, and Department Head of Surgery at Valley Regional Hospital in Kentville, N.S. She is pursuing a Master’s degree in Global Health... Read more »

Our lockdown is only a glimpse into the difficult lives of the war-torn and displaced

This column is an opinion by Marwa Awad, a Canadian humanitarian aid worker who has worked with World Food Programme in Iraq, Syria, Jordan and most recently Italy. Previously, she was a journalist... Read more »

Front-line health workers are under enormous stress, and we need to develop mental health support plans now

This column is an opinion by Scott Maxwell, the executive director of Wounded Warriors Canada. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. As the country continues to scramble to acquire vital personal... Read more »

We need to develop mental health plans now to support front-line health workers

This column is an opinion by Scott Maxwell, the executive director of Wounded Warriors Canada. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. As the country continues to scramble to acquire vital personal... Read more »

Advance care planning is best way to show compassion in these strange times

This column is an opinion by Dr. Tavis Apramian, MD/PhD, a family medicine resident at McMaster University in Hamilton. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. I should have told my... Read more »

Why a flatter curve does not mean we’ve won the COVID-19 battle

This column is an opinion by James Downar, Maxwell Smith and Ross Upshur. Downar is head of the Division of Palliative Care at the University of Ottawa, and a critical care physician at The Ottawa... Read more »

COVID-19 rips bandage off the open wound that is our nursing home system

This column is an opinion by Dr. Amit Arya, a front-line physician working in nursing homes as a palliative care specialist. For more information about CBC’s Opinion section, please see the FAQ. None of us... Read more »

Assessing the value of a life: COVID-19 triage orders mustn’t work against those with disabilities

This column is an opinion by Roxanne Mykitiuk and Trudo Lemmens. Mykitiuk is professor at Osgoode Hall Law School and director of the Disability Law Intensive Program at York University. Lemmens is professor at the... Read more »

COVID-19 lessons: How to ensure we don’t forget the really important stuff when we move past the pandemic

This column is an opinion by Scott Mitchell, who teaches at Carleton University in the School of Journalism and Communication. His research focuses on media coverage of contagious disease outbreaks, as well as risk communication, perception,... Read more »