There’s a dark side to the $20.5-billion we spend annually on drink.
Feb 08, 2016
The Canadian Medical Association is opening a door that may allow doctors to conscientiously object to assisted dying. This ‘cop-out’ should not be accepted by legislators
Feb 01, 2016
The tribunal exposed is that despite promises, institutional racism is still the daily reality at the highest levels of government
Jan 27, 2016
If any good is going to come from the La Loche shooting, we must look beyond the crime and examine the environment in which it occurred
Jan 26, 2016
The solution to our system’s woes is not doing more. Fundamental structural change is required
Jan 21, 2016
Those expecting an ultraconservative tirade against assisted death will be disappointed. If anything, the 461-page report is frustratingly pragmatic
Jan 19, 2016
The recent assisted death(s) in Quebec show that people with irremediable conditions are ready to exercise their right to die thoughtfully and judiciously
Jan 19, 2016
What’s most troubling about the Motherisk story was the lack of oversight and a culture that allowed shoddy science to flourish
Jan 12, 2016
Provinces are slowly beginning to recognize the workplace stress faced by paramedics, firefighters and police officers
Jan 05, 2016
Professional groups have denounced the practice as wasteful and harmful, and they’re right
Dec 29, 2015
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.