Nearly one year ago, the Quebec government decreed a temporary end to the transfer of COVID-19 patients to CHSLDs, Quebec’s long-term care centres. To this day, Quebec’s extremely high death count among seniors in CHSLDs continues to raise eyebrows. A new publication from the Montreal Economic Institute calls into question the inevitability of these deaths.
The first of a series of animated videos that use a playful tone to explain key economic concepts to children, such as the importance of planning for the future.
Many countries are innovative when it comes to managing their health care systems as well as possible. Unfortunately, this is rarely the case in Canada. For its part, Sweden provides an interesting example: It entrusted to the private sector the administration of a hospital that it wanted to close. The results are clear: This is now the top hospital in Sweden, and it is accessible to all, regardless of means.
Our health care system is perpetually overcrowded. But there are solutions: Super nurses and super pharmacists can perform tasks that currently occupy doctors. Not only are they trained for it, but they can do it more quickly and at lower cost. Patients need to come first, and we need to stand up to interest groups.
Since the adoption of COVID-19 lockdowns, we have questioned whether the drastic nature of these restrictions has had an impact on the spread of the novel virus. Using data collected by the University of Oxford, the MEI has prepared this short animation that explains the findings of Bloomberg News’ analysis.
Artificial intelligence should not be seen as a threat, but as a springboard for employment. How do you think AI will effect the job market?
Why do private funded CHSLDs provide better services? It’s simple: because of entrepreneurship!
Communicate with loved ones on the other side of the planet? Of course. / Carry out online banking transactions in a matter of clicks? Easy! / Virtually consult a doctor or nurse? Well…
Why taxing Canadian producers is the wrong approach to carbon pricing!
What are our politicians waiting for to remove interprovincial trade barriers?