I’m 23 and I just started paying for public health care, sending out cheques to the Medical Services Plan (MSP), and it has brought me in touch with an invisible system that I have been benefiting from since birth.
Environmentalism, justice, and body positivity are rarely linked, but I think they should be. Due to systemic and environmental factors, many people have a much more difficult time pursuing well-being and self-care than others. Environmental justice seeks to highlight and halt the unequal distribution of the burden of pollution and environmental degradation, while also empowering all communities to have a meaningful say in environmental policy, implementation and enforcement.
We are surrounded and bombarded by media of all kinds every day, so it is essential that we empower ourselves to consume media critically and intelligently.
This Canada Day, I am endlessly thankful to be free of the heavy burden of medical debt. This Canada Day, I am joyful to have disposable income to spend on friends and family instead of fevers and fractures.
If you’re already aware of the attack on Canada’s health care system, you may be wondering how you can help out with the cause. We’ve got a few great suggestions for how you can make a difference and get this important issue the attention it deserves!
Canada’s health service was integral to my sister’s recovery! Today she is on the cusp of becoming a Licensed Practical Nurse in order to further the endeavours of Canadian healthcare development. She is my inspiration and role model, and I am incredibly grateful to have her in my life.