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Many BC midwives had already reached their breaking point—then came COVID

The pandemic is only the latest pressure on the people who deliver a quarter of BC babies. Many are looking at the door.

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Two bucks an hour: pay for many BC paramedics stuck in a previous era

Many BC paramedics are paid on a system that only pays if they get a call—and they say it's driving people away

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The Vancouver Island doctor shortage, explained

By Sol Dolor
Oct 23, 2020

Thousands of Islanders have virtually no prospect of finding a primary physician, but the solution may not be more doctors

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Why Canada Doesn't Allow Private Healthcare

By Tristin Hopper
Nov 21, 2019

As a B.C. lawsuit to legalize private healthcare wraps up this week, we review how it got this way