Unintended Equity Consequences of Canadian Cannabis Policy: Reflections on Implications of Medical Cannabis Taxation by Emily Jenkins

One of my proudest moments as a nurse came during the Senate study of the Cannabis Act when both the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) provided testimony positioning the voice of their respective professional bodies. During this proceeding, the CNA stood out for endorsing a public health approach to cannabis  read more…

What BC Nurses Need to Know About “Death by a Million Paper Cuts” by Sally Thorne

When the Canadian National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) released its Final Report in June 2019, it referenced Canadian Indigenous peoples as “victims of a race-based genocide empowered by colonial structures.” Immediately, as Indigenous Issues columnist Tanya Talaga reported in the Vancouver Star, various non-Indigenous persons and groups across the  read more…