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Guardians of Public Health Care Awards

These awards aim to recognize the tremendous work of their recipients on an issue related to protecting and expanding public health care that has a national focus or national implications. Who can be nominated? ThereRead More

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40th Anniversary Student Video Competition

The Canadian Health Coalition (CHC) is a public advocacy organization dedicated to the preservation and improvement of public health care in Canada. We are thrilled to be celebrating our 40th anniversary in 2019! We areRead More

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BC Court Case: Brian Day’s Credibility Problem

Does Brian Day admit that the Cambie clinic charge patients more than the province allows? Does he admit paying doctors more than the province allows? The answer to both those questions is yes and noRead More

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Have your say for pharmacare

The federal government has set up an Advisory Council to look at putting in place a pharmacare plan for Canada. What this Council recommends will decide the kind of plan we get and who willRead More

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We’re hiring!

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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Open Letter to Brian Day

We need your help to protect health care based on need. Sign the open letter to Brian Day below. Scroll down to read the open letter. ——- Dear Brian Day, CEO, As your court case against theRead More

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Defending donor plasma collection

The introduction of a pay-for-plasma clinic in Canada poses a serious safety risk to the security of our blood supply. In the early 1980s, Canadians learned that their blood supply had become tainted with HIVRead More

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National Medicare Week January 29-February 4, 2017

125 public health care advocates from across Canada will be in Ottawa this week to meet with over 100 Members of Parliament to call for the creation of a National Public Drug Plan. Related Links: One pagerRead More

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Statement on CETA

The Canadian Health Coalition is deeply concerned about the EU Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA). Numerous studies of CETA have shown that ratifying this agreement will lead to a lengthened process to approve pharmaceuticalRead More

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Health Accord Brief

One year into their term, the government has not given a clear direction on health care. This year we’ve witnessed the Federal government standing up for the Canada Health Act by enforcing the rules againstRead More

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