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Flu vaccine and personal protective equipment shortages concern physicians

With COVID-19 cases rising across the country, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is concerned with the challenges physicians are facing in regards to accessing proper personal protective equipment (PPE) and the flu vaccine.  According to a survey of CMA members, »

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Canadian doctors call for vaccination proof before entering school

Canada’s doctors have decided not to call for mandatory vaccinations of schoolchildren. The Canadian Medical Association  held their annual general meeting this week in Halifax Nova Scotia. However a resolution was passed that amounts to almost the same thing. The doctors resolution »

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Doctor assisted suicide: physicians now work to clarify their role

The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision to permit doctor-assisted suicides, is a landmark culmination of decades of legal wrangling over the issue. Dr Chris Simpson is President of the Canadian Medical Association, and head of Cardiology at Queen’s University, »