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Klassen: Seniors’ tests have nothing to do with driving ability (with poll)

“If you want to know what constitutes the cognitive test doctors give to Alberta seniors over the age of 75, just ask 81-year-old Lois Mooney, and you’ll get a spittin’ earful. For a driving test, it’s ridiculous, she’ll tell you, and one that is discriminatory to make her take just because she’s had a birthday. […]

Ric McIver vows to eliminate DriveAble, review Simard MD

Watch the video on the Calgary Herald website EDMONTON — Progressive Conservative leadership candidate Ric McIver says he made some mistakes when serving in Alison Redford’s cabinet, but will rectify them if he wins the premier’s job. Borrowing a page from populist premier Ralph Klein, the former infrastructure and transportation minister noted he cut funding […]

Psychiatrist Dr. Aubrey Levin, sexually assaulted patients

Calgary psychiatrist Dr. Aubrey Levin was sentenced to five years in a federal prison for the “horrible” violation of three male patients, including one who took spy watch video of the abuse…

Why we should be afraid of assisted suicide

This article’s focus is physician-assisted suicide. Legalizing this practice would be a recipe for elder abuse. Legalization would also empower the Canadian health-care system to the detriment of individual patient rights…