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Canadian Health Advocates to Premiers: Stand up for Public Health Care

Edmonton, Alberta – Health care advocates from across the country gathered in Edmonton today at a rally outside the Hotel Macdonald to call on Canada’s Premiers to fight for patients and call for fair federalRead More

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Health Care Advocates Dismayed with Ottawa’s Divide and Conquer Tactics: Hopes for a Canadian Health Accord Dashed as Provinces Signs Deal

Toronto/Ottawa/Edmonton: The Ontario, Quebec and Alberta governments, which had initially held out for better, were compelled to sign onto a bilateral health funding deal with Ottawa today. In the federal election, the Trudeau government promisedRead More

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Saskatchewan allowed to continue violating the Canada Health Act

In a surprising move the Federal government has allowed Saskatchewan to continue violating the Canada Health Act for at least a year. Despite warning the province earlier this year that violating the Act by creatingRead 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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As Health Ministers from Across Canada Meet to Negotiate Health Accord Advocates Set Out Criteria to Measure Success

Toronto – Months of sparring in the media may come to an end this week as Health Ministers from across Canada meet to discuss a new Health Accord. This morning, representatives of the Canadian &Read More

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Media Advisory: As Health Ministers from Across Canada Meet to Negotiate Health Accord Advocates Set Out Criteria to Measure Success

Toronto – On Monday, October 17th Canada’s provincial health ministers are gathering in Toronto to begin in-person negotiations on a new health accord. On October 18th, the Federal Health Minister will join them. Representatives fromRead 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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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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Health advocates expect progress on priorities after health ministers meeting

VANCOUVER – This week public health care advocates from across Canada converged at the health ministers meeting in Vancouver and called on the ministers to put the heart back in health care. Advocates wanted toRead More

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