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The Canadian Health Coalition (CHC) is looking for a new National Director of Policy and Advocacy. With oversight from the Board of Directors, the National Director, Policy and Advocacy is responsible for establishing strategic priorities, developingRead More

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Pharmacare: 5 Principles

5 Principles for a National Public Drug Plan Improving the provision of prescription drugs is under discussion, but there are different versions of what a drug plan might look like. To create a fair, healthyRead More

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Take action to support S-252

On May 29, 2018, Independent Senator Pamela Wallin introduced S-252 (Voluntary Blood Donations Act), a Senate public bill that proposes to ban nationally paid blood and plasma donations. The Canadian Health Coalition supports this federal legislation thatRead More

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Latest news on paid plasma donation

Disappointing but not surprising: New Report from Expert Panel on Immune Globulin Product Supply Misses the Mark on Paid Plasma The Expert Panel on Immune Globulin Product Supply and Related Impacts in Canada released itsRead More

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Presentation to FINA on Bill C-74

The Canadian Health Coalition was invited to appear  before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) on May 8, 2018 in view of its study of Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions ofRead More

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Sign the Open Letter to Brian Day

On April 9, a court case resumes in British Columbia that seeks to overturn the ban on private for-profit health care. This case will likely  end up in the Supreme Court of Canada and threatenRead More

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Letter to the editor: Overdue For Pharmacare

As published in the Globe and Mail, March 8, 2018. Re National Pharmacare Is Possible – But It Won’t Come Easy (March 6): Every developed country with a universal health-care plan already has a nationalRead More

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New poll

The Canadian Health Coalition commissioned an EKOS poll last month to understand Canadians’ opinions on the state of the public health care system. The results are overwhelming: 93% of Canadians say that access to a strongRead More

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National Medicare Week 2018

Nine out of 10 Canadians want to see the federal government enforce the Canada Health Act During this year’s National Medicare week a new poll conducted by EKOS Polling and commissioned by the Canadian HealthRead More

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Canadian Blood Services’s Open Board Meeting

The Canadian Health Coalition’s National Director of Policy & Advocacy Adrienne Silnicki presented to Canadian Blood Services at their Open Board Meeting on December 7, 2017. The CHC is a proud supporter and advocate for theRead More

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