Independent think tank closes doors

Silversides, Ann
December 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;12/8/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 12, pE293
Academic Journal
The article reports on the closure of the Canadian Policy Research Networks, which conducted the community consultations for the Royal Commission on the Future of Health Care in Canada. According to the head of Royal Commission Roy Romanow, they lose a much needed voice wherein its networks have worked in knowing that Canadians regarded health care as a public good and not a commodity. Moreover, the organization have ceased to exist after the federal government cancelled its funding in 2006.


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