Tag Archives: ‘Canada Health Act’

Federal election cheat sheet

Make sure you pay attention to the details of what the various parties are offering. Just like when you buy a new cell phone plan, or an insurance policy, it’s important to pay attention toRead More

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Nine out of 10 Canadians want to see the federal government enforce the Canada Health Act

Ottawa, February 26, 2018: During this year’s National Medicare week a new poll conducted by EKOS Polling and commissioned by the Canadian Health Coalition shows 9 out of 10 Canadians want the federal government toRead More

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Health care on trial

Ottawa – Today, Dr. Brian Day’s lawsuit against public health care went to trial before the Supreme Court of B.C. Day claims restricting private, for-profit care violates the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. HeRead More

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Media Advisory: Health care on trial as Vancouver’s Dr. Brian Day sues B.C. government

Ottawa – On Tuesday, Dr. Brian Day’s lawsuit against the B.C. Ministry of Health goes to trial in front of the province’s Supreme Court. Day claims waiting for public health care and restricting private, for-profitRead More

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Canada’s Premiers are asked to defend public health care and call for federal leadership

Canada wide –  Public health care advocates from social justice organizations, youth and seniors communities, and labour joined in a walk and rally in Whitehorse, Yukon today. They were sending a message to Canada’s PremiersRead More

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Health care advocates in Whitehorse for Council of the Federation

Whitehorse, Y.T.  – Health care advocates from across Canada are gathering in Whitehorse at the Council of the Federation to send a strong message of support to put the heart back in health care. WhileRead More

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Public Health Care Advocates Call on the Federal Government to Take Action to Stop Extra-Billing Practices in Quebec

Ottawa, Ontario: The Canadian Health Coalition was in Montreal today at a press conference to show its support of the Réseau FADOQ’s application to the federal court of Canada for a motion of mandamus. ThisRead More

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It’s time for a new Health Accord, says public health advocates on this second anniversary

Ottawa, Ontario: Two years ago today, Canada’s last Health Accord expired. Now with the new Liberal government’s commitment to begin renegotiating a new Health Accord with the provinces and territories, health advocates are calling forRead More

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Money for Health Care Missing from the 2016 Federal Budget  

For Immediate Release, Ottawa, Ontario: The Canadian Health Coalition is concerned about the lack of resources earmarked for health care especially ahead of a new Health Accord. Budget 2016 announced that the “Government is committedRead More

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Health professionals and advocates call for health care based on need, not ability to pay

Saskatoon, Sask- Today health care professionals and public health advocates urged Premier Wall to reverse a plan that would violate the Canada Health Act, and called on Minister Philpott to impose penalties if it isRead More

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