This and that for your Tuesday reading.
- Roy Romanow rightly notes that Canada's federal government needs to take a lead role in building our public health care system, rather than abandoning the field to the province.
- Now that the Cons' budget has raised the question of whether we can afford to do even less to protect against oil-related environmental disasters, the list of pipeline spills receiving public attention continues to grow - with Mike de Souza pointing out 100 spills and accidents under federal jurisdiction alone over the last two years.
- Mary Agnes Welch reports on the latest study (this one based in Winnipeg) showing the effects of inequality and income disparity on health.
- Katherine Norton writes about Saskatchewan's impending federal boundary redistribution.
- And finally, Paul Dechene laments Regina's complete failure to do anything about a housing crisis that's been festering for years.