The Council of Canadians attended the annual Council of the Federation meeting in Whitehorse this week where premiers from across the country gathered to tackle some of the most urgent issues facing Canadians.
Council of Canadians health care campaigner Michael Butler will be in Whitehorse this July 20-22 to intervene at the Council of the Federation meeting of premiers.
Today more news broke on the cash-for-access scandal surrounding the Ontario Liberal Party. In the first three years of Premier Wynne’s mandate there were more than 150 cash-for-access fundraisers held by the party (this system has nearly tripled in size during the party’s 13 years in power). These events generally had tickets priced at between $5,000 and $10,000 a piece for exclusive access...
With the Health Accord set to fully expire in 2017, Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott has said, “that she would like a new Health Accord to be signed, sealed and delivered by year’s end. If that’s going to happen, negotiations have to begin in earnest now and the two (or more) sides have to make their positions clear by the time the First Ministers meet in Whitehorse in July.”