News @ a glance

Kondro, Wayne
January 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/29/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 3, p275
Academic Journal
The article offers news briefs related to medicine in Canada for 2008. Prince Edward Island is expected to invest $1.2 million per year starting July 2009 to create 5 family medicine residencies on the island with Dalhousie University's Faculty of Medicine. The Alberta legislature has passed a new legislation, Bill 41, that curbs self regulation by 28 health care professions in the province, allowing the ministers to reduce educational requirements.


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