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Press Release: Health Coalitions Call for Increased Federal Health Care Funding and Accountability

Today, Canada’s premiers are meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to request an increase to federal funding for health care. Health coalitions from across the country support the call for a long-term increase to theRead More

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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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