National Newswatch

Follow the money on private health care threat

Jan 25 2023 — Christopher Holcroft — I cherish medicare. As a teenager, I suffered a life-threatening anaphylactic reaction while on vacation in another province. My parents rushed me to the nearest hospital emergency room where I was rapidly treated and kept overnight for observation before resuming my holiday. Three years ago, my mother underwent complex cancer surgery that required significant rehabilitation. […]

Anglophones should reject Éric Duhaime’s overtures

Sep 26 2022 — Christopher Holcroft — For those concerned Quebec could be at risk of the same polarization, disinformation, and dangerous rhetoric that is harming democracies in other jurisdictions, the current election has not been a cause for optimism. First, Coalition Avenir Québec Leader François Legault was forced to apologize for comments he made linking immigration with extremism and violence. That […]