Since COVID-19 emerged in Canada, governments have opened up more opportunities for patients to videoconference with their doctors or speak with them on the phone. Today we spoke with Maurice and Ilene Thevenot, two senior citizens who live two hours south west of Winnipeg, about their experience.
Patient Jackie Herrera describes her seven years of pain and her trip to Germany for surgery.
Kim Purdy discusses her long wait for hip surgery in Alberta. Considering governments postponed thousands of procedures during COVID-19, many more patients will have similar experiences.
Why does Quebec spend billions of dollars each year importing natural gas when it could develop and use its own local natural gas resources instead? That’s what we investigated …
Imagine living with severe back pain and being told by Canada’s health care system that it would take at least two years before you could receive surgery. That’s what Canadian patient John Massing faced.
Ontario business owner Peter Gossman discusses the effect of the carbon tax on his business and others within his coalition.
Shawn Organ lives in Nova Scotia and commutes to Fort McMurray for work in the oil and gas sector. He told us about how Alberta’s oil sector affects Nova Scotia.
Recently, SecondStreet.org spoke with Christina Sanford, a nurse from Nova Scotia who had no choice but to travel to Mexico for back surgery.
SecondStreet.org recently sat down with Jocelyn Bamford and Dan Kelly to discuss natural resource projects in Canada and how they affect people across the country.
As part of our medical tourism research, SecondStreet.org sat down with Rick Baker, founder of Timely Medical Alternatives.
Andre Williams, a manager at a manufacturing company in Scarborough, discusses how stalled pipeline projects affect his family and his coworkers.
Tracy Skinner struggled with back pain for 13 years. The surgery she received in Calgary didn’t work and the government told her there was nothing they could do … “here’s more painkillers.”
Thankfully for Tracy, she found treatment in Tijuana, Mexico.