Weekly Roundup – Nov. 29th

It’s the last week of November! We hope everyone’s been bundling up warm! We’ve had a lot of content this week, so we drew up this handy list for you in case you missed anything. It’s perfect for evenings huddled by the fireplace. In September, John Wilkins wrote a piece – Does Blueprint 2020 hold Wouters? – that has since...

Manitoba Recognizes Nurse Practitioners

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We keep hearing about how governments don’t appreciate their employees, so it’s always nice to hear stories that go against this notion. Case in point: The government of Manitoba celebrated its first Nurse Practitioner Day last week . To commemorate the occasion, the ministers of health and of education and advanced learning announced that 30 newly funded nurse practitioner positions have been created...

A systems approach in complex regulatory environments

The reduction or mitigation of risks or harms is a major priority of the government of Canada in matters related to Canadians’ health, safety, security and environmental protection and even economic ‘harms’ such as fraud....