Canada’s free health care comes with long lines
Though Canada's universal health care model has effectively cut administrative costs, the system comes with flaws -- long lines have sent some Canadians to private clinics.
Posted: January 29, 2009 13:29
Canada’s hospitals cut the paperwork, emphasize care
Canada has worked to cut administrative costs attached to medical care. Now, basic health care is universal and, in most parts of the country, free -- and remarkably little paperwork is involved.
Posted: January 28, 2009 14:27
How the U.S. measures up to Canada’s health care system
Uwe Reinhardt, a leading adviser on health care economics and professor at Princeton University, compares the Canadian and American health care systems and criticizes the U.S. health care culture despite his optimism about the Obama administration.
Posted: January 28, 2009 10:37
Canadian coalition moves to unseat prime minister
Canada's major opposition parties signed an agreement to form a coalition on Monday and now sit poised to overthrow Stephen Harper's conservative minority government.
Posted: December 3, 2008 11:24
Turning algae, wood and waste into biofuels
Along with green revolution trends like natural gas, nuclear power and ethanol fuel blends, people around the world are exploring a host of other “alternative” alternative fuels.
Posted: November 13, 2008 14:59
Falling oil prices impact Canada and Mexico
Oil price expert Andy Lipow discusses the impact of lower oil prices on Canada and Mexico.
Posted: November 12, 2008 16:23
World salutes 90th anniversary of World War I
It goes by many names -- Veterans Day, Remembrance Day, Poppy Day, Armistice Day and even Independence Day in some countries -- but every November, nations around the world commemorate those who have served in the the military and particularly in World War I.
Posted: November 11, 2008 11:51
Blog censorship silences free speech around the world
Many countries are increasing online censorship, sparking intense debate from bloggers.
Posted: November 7, 2008 15:56
Afghan national sentiment slips lower
Security and employment issues weighed on Afghans' senses of optimism and pessimism, according to The Asia Foundation's new report.
Posted: October 31, 2008 16:01
Blogwatch / Audio
World reacts to final U.S. presidential debate
Journalists in France, Mexico and Pakistan discuss the international reaction to last night's debate. Bloggers around the world also weigh in on the third and final U.S. presidential debate.
Posted: October 16, 2008 17:07