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Sexual Assault of Patients – A Closer Look at the History

by Beverly Akerman Tuesday’s sentencing of anaesthesiologist George Doodnaught–to a decade in jail for sexually assaulting 21 women under his surgical care–should have been good news. But then I read

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Beverly Akerman: The Maytag Repairman – Lonely No More!

Here’s part 1 of Beverly Akerman’s Maytag repairman saga, which dates from Aug. 2010. Part 2 happened much more recently, and will be detailed in her next post… It’s been

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Don’t poach our doctors in Quebec’s time of need

By Beverly Akerman Dear Lakeridge Health, This week, you started a direct mail campaign targeting Quebec doctors, medical residents, and medical students. I agree with your nearly 500 “likes” on

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What next, Mme Marois telling us what we can wear?

By Beverly Akerman Sometimes “the law is a ass,” as Mr. Bumble said, and it looks like the debate on Quebec’s proposed charter of “values” — or lack thereof —