Avoid these common mistakes when drafting your will
Mar 06, 2014
She was one of Canada’s most distinguished international literary figures
Feb 18, 2014
Michael Ondaatje, Margaret Atwood, Alice Munro and more share their thoughts and memories
Feb 18, 2014
Wide-ranging law would allow doctors to euthanize adult patients who meet certain conditions
Feb 17, 2014
It’s not something we like to think about. But a majority of Canadians die in hospitals every year. If we want to get our last days right we need a radical new approach to how institutions – and patients – plan for the end
Feb 14, 2014
Funding is tight. Beds are scarce. And as the population ages, hospitals will have more patients than ever. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is at the cutting-edge of a new kind of care – getting patients in and out of hospital faster and outsourcing more to the community.
Jan 24, 2014
When the lights started flickering in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the hospital decided to send six of its premature babies to other neonatal units
Jan 15, 2014
Court heard details about a suicide pact Linda Jean McNall made with her mother, Shirley Vann
Jan 07, 2014
Training would-be doctors in high-tech simulation centres allows them to face tricky real-life situations without the real-life consequences
Dec 31, 2013
Executives at Sunnybrook believe eradicating travelling time is one of the necessary shifts in transforming the overburdened health-care system and are looking to telemedicine as a solution
Dec 24, 2013
A senior features writer at The Globe, Martin has covered subjects ranging from palliative care and assisted suicide to major political profiles to pieces on arts and culture.
There is no such thing as an uninteresting life, is Sandra Martin's motto. As a feature writer, she has recently written profiles of politicians, Bob Rae, Deb Matthews and Alison Redford, as well as the obituaries of hundreds of significant Canadians - Pierre Berton, Jackie Burroughs, Ed Mirvish, June Callwood, Arthur Erickson, and Ken Thomson to name only a handful. Her book, Working the Dead Beat: 50 lives that changed Canada, was published to glowing reviews in October, 2012. Before taking on the dead beat in 2004, she was an arts and culture writer, specializing in books for The Globe. The co-author of three books including Rupert Brooke in Canada and Card Tricks: Bankers, Boomers and the Explosion of Plastic Credit, she edited The First Man in My Life: Daughters Write about their Fathers in 2007.