Join public health care advocates and experts, health care workers and patients for the Canadian Health Coalition Lobby on Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

The goal of Lobby is to advance our Health and Hope 2025 priorities for public health care, including —

  • Universal pharmacare
  • Safe long-term care
  • Public dental care
  • Investments in primary health care and in health care workers


Day 1 – Monday, March 27

Location: ELC Business Centre, 340 MacLaren St., 2nd Floor

1:00 PM ET – 5:00 PM ET


Welcome by Pauline Worsfold, RN, Chair of the Canadian Health Coalition


Juliet Bushi, Provincial Director, Saskatchewan Health Coalition

Gabriel Pelletier, public policy analyst with l’Union des consommateurs

Erin Little, pharmacare advocate

Lobby Training

Steven Staples, National Director of Policy and Advocacy, Canadian Health Coalition

Emily Watkins, Canadian Federation of Nurses Union

Day 2 – Tuesday, March 28

Location: Lobby Headquarters, Lord Elgin Hotel, 100 Elgin St.

Meetings with MPs and Senators

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET – Lobby on the Hill


5:00 PM – 7:00 PM ET – Reception hosted by Don Davies, MP, with MPs and Senators at Valour Building, Room 228, 151 Sparks St. Please RSVP with Tracy at

Day 3 – Wednesday, March 29

Location: ELC Business Centre, 340 MacLaren St., 2nd Floor

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET – Lobby Debrief and Strategizing Session

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET – Lunch

For more information, contact Tracy Glynn at

Thank you to the unions sponsoring the refreshment breaks of the 2023 Health and Hope Lobby

Canadian Federation of Nurses Union (CFNU)

National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE)

Public Service Alliance of Canada

Service Employees International Union (SEIU)


United Steelworkers