Photo of Peel Memorial Centre, one of the two large health care facilities in Brampton.

Spotlight on Brampton: Health-Care System Neglected for Too Long

In this fourth and last part of his “Spotlight on Brampton series,” LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer examines how the city’s insufficient health-care infrastructure and the car-centric urban design are making Brampton’s immigrant population even more vulnerable.

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Family Not the Best Interpreter of Maladies

Language barriers can have a negative impact not only on initial access to health services, but also on the quality of health care and treatment outcomes. In Canada, three main groups of patients can face…

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Health-care Options for the Uninsured

As a signatory of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Canada acknowledges the right to adequate health care for all. However, uninsured individuals living in Canada still face barriers that limit their access to appropriate…

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