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Trudeau tracker: Have the Liberals kept their promise on health-care spending?: With no money in budget for home care, Liberals will need to spend $3B over next 3 years to keep promise
Chris Hall; CBC News; April 19, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/trudeau-tracker-health-care-1.3543861

Health Minister Jane Philpott 'anxious' to sign new health accord by year's end: New assisted-dying legislation 'not a compromise,' minister insists, despite criticism from activists
John Paul Tasker; CBC News; April 16, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/jane-philpott-health-accord-1.3538055

Long health-care wait times costing Canadians time and money
Bacchus Barua; Fraser Institute; April 18, 2016
https://www.fraserinstitute.org/article/long-health-care-wait-times-costing-canadians-time-and-money

Excitement and apprehension over shift to competency-based medical education
Vanessa Milne, Mike Tierney & Christopher Doig; Healthy Debate; April 21, 2016
http://healthydebate.ca/2016/04/topic/competency-based-medical-education

More than 500 Ontario doctors billed over $1-million last year, health minister says
Carly Weeks; The Globe and Mail; April 22, 2016
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/more-than-500-ontario-doctors-billed-over-1-million-last-year-hoskins/article29718573/?cmpid=rss1

B.C. first in Canada to declare public health emergency after fentanyl overdoses: Sixty-four of the province's 201 overdose deaths in 2016 so far have involved fentanyl
The Canadian Press; April 14, 2016
http://www.macleans.ca/news/canada/b-c-first-in-canada-to-declare-public-health-emergency-after-fentanyl-overdoses/

Federal government seeks intervenor status in B.C. health-care court case
Ian Bailey; The Globe and Mail; April 13, 2016
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/british-columbia/federal-government-seeks-intervenor-status-in-cambie-surgery-centre-case/article29628044/

Vancouver MP calls for national prescription drug plan: Vancouver Kingsway MP Don Davies has launched a parliamentary study into pharmacare costs
CBC News; April 15, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/national-prescription-drugs-don-davies-1.3538151

Opinion: How the new doctor-patient relationship can reduce health-care waste
Zachary Levine; Montreal Gazette; April 13, 2016
http://montrealgazette.com/opinion/columnists/opinion-how-the-new-doctor-patient-relationship-can-reduce-health-care-waste

$50M cut to health care part of fiscal reality, says John Haggie: Cuts in homecare, drug plan and 'under utilized programs'
Glenn Payette; CBC News; April 15, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/health-haggie-newfoundland-labrador-budget-1.3537972

Manitoba election: PCs won't rule out privatizing parts of health-care system: PC leader supports privatization initiatives that leave 'people out in the cold,' Greg Selinger says
[Editor's note: On April 19, 2016, the NDP Party of Manitoba was defeated by the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba in a provincial election.]
Bryce Hoye; CBC News; April 12, 2016
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-progressive-conservatives-privatization-healthcare-1.3533110

The more running you do the denser your bones, study finds
CTV News; April 21, 2016
http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/the-more-running-you-do-the-denser-your-bones-study-finds-1.2868694