Welcome to the Evidence Network of Canadian Health Policy
The Evidence Network of Canadian Health Policy, commonly known as EvidenceNetwork.ca is a non-partisan, web-based project funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Research Manitoba and a partnership with the George and Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation to make the latest evidence on controversial health policy issues available to the media. EvidenceNetwork.ca creates original media content on health policy topics for publication in the mainstream media and links journalists with health policy experts to provide access to credible, evidence-based information. Our articles and podcasts get picked up by hundreds of media outlets every year all across the country.
The time for a Guaranteed Annual Income might finally have come
Could the Guaranteed Annual Income — once considered radical notion — now be an idea whose time has come?
Four things everyone should know about autism in Canada
Canadian governments have done little to address the crisis faced by autism families across the country. This sentiment was true in 2007 when it was put forward in the cross-party Senate report on the state of funding for the treatment of autism in Canada, aptly titled, Pay Now or Pay Later. And until recently, this sentiment could be used to sum up the role of the federal government which has largely left the crisis up to provincial ministries to manage.
It shouldn’t matter where you go to school, but for kids with diabetes, it does
Summer is a time to put thoughts of school aside, but some families are already worrying about September. For parents of kids with diabetes, the beginning of each new school year brings not only the usual preparations, but also fears for their child’s health and safety.