Julie Devaney

Julie Devaney is a health, patient and disability activist based in Toronto. She is the author and performer of the critically acclaimed show, educational workshop series, and book, My Leaky Body. My Leaky Body was named one of Quill and Quire's Top Five Non-fiction books of 2012. Most recently, she co-edited MESS: The Hospital Anthology. Julie has been featured on CBC Radio's White Coat, Black Art and The Current, and in Chatelaine and the Toronto Star. Her writing has appeared in The Globe and Mail, Toronto Life and numerous anthologies. Julie's rabble column, "Health Breakdown," is an accessible, jargon-free take on the politics behind current health-care stories. You can find her on Twitter: @juliedevaney

Julie Devaney
Columnists
May 27, 2015

Ontario home care is a system in crisis

The Ontario government has a new plan for home care that promises increased funding and improvements. But are these enough in a system threatened by privatization, market-modelled care and austerity?
Columnists
Mar 30, 2015

This is your prime minister on drugs

It may appear that harm reduction and safe-injection sites are peripherally related to the campaign for a national pharmacare plan, but the Harper government's drug policies inextricably link them.

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