Media Advisory: Canadian Health Advocates Call for Ministers to Act on Funding Shortfall

WHO: Health care advocates from across the country including the Canadian Health Coalition, Alberta’s Friends of Medicare, Ontario Health Coalition, and the BC Health Coalition.

WHERE: Outside the Federal Building at 9820 107 St on the Legislature Grounds, Edmonton, Alberta

WHEN: 11 a.m. MT Wednesday, October 18, 2017

WHAT: Health care advocates from across the country are holding a press availability and photo opportunity outside the Health Ministers meeting in Edmonton.

A new report will be released and discussed showing the substantial costs to the provinces due to the failed national negotiations around a new Health Accord.

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For media interviews and further information:
Natalie Mehra, Executive Director and report co-author, Ontario Health Coalition 416-441- 2502 or email ohc@sympatico.ca; Adrienne Silnicki, National Director, Policy and Advocacy and report co-author, Canadian Health Coalition 613-402-6793; Sandra Azocar, Executive Director, Friends of Medicare (Alberta) 780-423-4581; Nat Lowe, Organizer, BC Health Coalition 604-349-9079

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