Private medical care comes to Canada
- TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT? Grayson, Mary // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Jul2005, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p8
Comments on the prohibition on private medical insurance in Quebec. Decision of the Canadian Supreme Court on a case regarding the overturning of the prohibition filed by resident George Zeliotis; Concern on the privatization of medical insurance; Comparison of the Canadian health care system...
- Breaks in Canada's health system may invite U.S. solutions. Moon, Susanna // Employee Benefit News;8/1/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p1
Reports on the Supreme Court of Canada's decision to lift ban on private health insurance, in August 2005. Reason behind the decision; Benefits offered by the decision to private insurance providers in the U.S.; Concerns regarding the private insurance system. INSET: The Great Wait.
- PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE FOR WOMEN? Lippman, Abby; Quesnel-Vallée, Amélie // Network Magazine of the Canadian Women's Health Network;Spring/Summer2006, Vol. 8 Issue 3/4, p3
The article reports on the decision of Canada Supreme Court on allowing Quebecers to buy private insurance for health care. On June 9, 2005, a bare majority of justices of the Supreme Court ruled that there was a constitutional right for Quebecers to buy private insurance to obtain medical...
- 10 YEARS OF MIXED DECISIONS. McCann, Marcus // Capital Xtra (Ottawa);11/19/2008, Issue 196, p13
This section presents mixed decisions issued by the Canadian Supreme Court in the span of 10 years. They include a decision in a case involving Delwin Vriend which obliged employers not to discriminate against gay employees. Another decision is a controversial one which paved the way for gay...
- Chipping away at Canada's single-payer system. Rose, Joan R. // Medical Economics;11/4/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 21, p22
Reports that the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Quebec's law prohibiting private coverage for medical services currently provided by the province violated the provincial charter. Pressure on the resident to accept the treatment delays inherent in the public system; Increase of patients' risk...
- Canadian drug chains lose final appeal in generics case. // Chain Drug Review;12/16/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 20, p9
The article informs that the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld Ontario's ban on drug stores selling their own brands of private label generic drugs.
- Assisted suicide: crime today, health care tomorrow? Ross, Derek; Sikkema, John // Asian Pacific Post;2/11/2016, p15
The author argues on the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada to the court case Carter v Canada (AG) in which the court ruled that the criminal prohibition against assisted suicide was against Charter right to "life, liberty, and security of the person."
- Who Writes? Gender and Judgment Assignment on the Supreme Court of Canada. MCCORMICK, PETER // Osgoode Hall Law Journal;Winter2014, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p595
This article poses the question: Now that women are receiving an increasing share of the seats on the Supreme Court of Canada (the Court), can we conclude with confidence that they have been admitted to full participation, with a mix of judgments--including the more significant decisions--that...
- Appeals Court Lets Employers Vary Retiree Health Benefits. Bell, Allison // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;6/11/2007, Vol. 111 Issue 23, p6
The article reports on the court decision to let employers spend more on health insurance benefits for the retirees who are no yet qualified for the Medicare in Philadelphia. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has the legal right to establish an ordinance which exempt employer...