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Until recently, Quebec fees were the lowest in Canada; few MDs outside that province will accept a Quebec health card. On its website, the Quebec government acknowledges that it “does not cover the full cost of healthcare services” and even suggests that, “It's a good idea to take out private insurance.”.
When Lashanda Skerritt decided to go to medical school, money was far from being the first thing on her mind — she wanted to serve the population. She is among hundreds of health care workers, patients and community groups who marched in protest of raises for doctors in the province today. "The fact ...

She works in partnership with the non-profit organization, Chiots Nordiques, that provides free sterilization programs on Quebec reserves. Demianowicz said neglected dogs can become aggressive and this is a problem on many reserves because a lack of sterilization programs on reserves has led to an ...
Quebec will deliver its provincial budget on March 27. It will be the fifth and final budget for Premier Philippe Couillard's government under its current mandate. A provincial election must be held no later than October. After consecutive years of fiscal fat-trimming that drew the ire of public sector workers and ...
The election of Doug Ford as leader of Ontario's Progressive Conservative (PC) party over the weekend appears to have taken many government, media and intellectual elites by surprise. It shouldn't have. The businessman and former Toronto city councillor who is probably best known as the brother of the ...

WATCH: The Quebec government is stepping up its prevention efforts in order to reduce the number of teen runaways and underage prostitutes. But as Gloria Henriquez reports, some are worried the money won't end up where it's needed most.
The decision from Quebec to move on the issue comes one day after Educ'alcool, a non-profit group that promotes the responsible consumption of alcohol, criticized Quebec and the federal government for passing the buck on which level of bureaucracy should act to limit the access young people have to ...

Current agreements with the government guarantee that raises for specialists continue until 2023. Some critics suggest that conflicts of interest among politicians cloud the debate. Philippe Couillard, Quebec's premier, is a neurosurgeon. Earlier in his career, as health minister, he negotiated some of the ...
The Quebec government is refusing to back efforts to save a herd of endangered caribou because it's too expensive, and the chances of the caribou surviving are slim to none. Forests, Wildlife and Parks Minister Luc Blanchette said the province will not pay the $76-million that his ministry estimates is ...
The Quebec government is investing $11 million into services and housing for the homeless. The announcement was made on Tuesday morning by Public Health Minister Lucie Charlebois. The money will be drawn from two existing programs and will fund 225 affordable housing units across the province, ...
Despite being touted as the next potential haven for Bitcoin mining, following the crackdown in China, Quebec is starting to seem like a less likely option after its government expressed unwillingness to provide cheap electricity to miners. As per a report by Bloomberg, the Quebec government – which owns ...


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