At a gala to celebrate the first anniversary of their settlement with Ottawa, there was not the slightest hint of anger or bitterness
Jun 21, 2016
Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre has promised a new municipal bylaw that will ban the acquisition of new pit bulls, mandate the sterilization of existing ones and demand they be muzzled in public
Jun 19, 2016
The last thing we need is politicians legislating the day-to-day interactions between patients and their health-care providers
Jun 14, 2016
U.S. places severe restrictions on gay or bisexual men who want to give the gift of life
Jun 13, 2016
A public reveal of billings should not be seen as an attack on Ontario’s physicians, nor a shaming exercise
Jun 07, 2016
Some supplements are useful, many are innocuous, but some can be harmful and dangerous
May 31, 2016
Canadian society is stratified by class, race and income, a direct challenge to our comfy belief that we are an egalitarian country
May 24, 2016
Filmmaker wins for Juste la fin du monde (It’s Only The End of the World), despite sharply mixed reviews from critics and a negative response from the press
May 22, 2016
Nine months after losing three limbs to grenade blast in Ukraine, Mykola Nyzhnykovskyi can now walk thanks to treatment in Montreal
May 19, 2016
Legislation to prohibit genetic discrimination distracts us from more real and pressing civil rights and health-related injustices
May 17, 2016
André Picard is a health reporter and columnist at The Globe and Mail, where he has been a staff writer since 1987. He is also the author of three bestselling books.
André has received much acclaim for his writing. He is an eight-time nominee for the National Newspaper Awards, Canada's top journalism prize, and past winner of prestigious Michener Award for Meritorious Public Service Journalism.
André has also been honoured for his dedication to improving healthcare. He was named Canada's first "Public Health Hero" by the Canadian Public Health Association and as a "Champion of Mental Health" by the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health. His work has been recognized by a number of other consumer groups, including the Alzheimer Society of Canada, the Canadian Hearing Society, Safe Kids Canada, and the Campaign to Control Cancer.
André lives in Montréal.