Saturday, August 11, 2018

a few pieces on Canadian concerns, immigration policy, medical residents from Saudi Arabia, and assisted death


There were people who tried to expatriate to Canada after Trump won in 2016 who were horrified to discover that Canada wasn't going to let them in.  Canadian border policies have inspired a few memorable jokes over the last twenty years.  One of the most memorable ones was from Steven Wright about how he was crossing the border into Canada and when they asked if he had any weapons his deadpan reply was "What do you need?" The audience on the album exploded with laughter.

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/08/saudi-canada-doctors/567143/

in other Canadian medical news in the last year or so ...

https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/medically-assisted-deaths-in-last-half-of-2017-up-almost-30-per-cent-1.3983458

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/lack-of-palliative-care-pushing-quebecers-toward-medically-assisted-death-college-of-physicians-say-1.4685470





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