Universal pharmacare should be a core part of the next Health Accord, according to a new report from the Council of Canadians. The report comes as the federal, provincial and territorial health ministers are meeting today to negotiate a new Canada Health Accord.
Today the provincial and territorial health and finance ministers met in Toronto to discuss the Canada Health Accord and the future of medicare (tomorrow important negotiations on a new health accord begin with the federal government).
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Council of Canadians health care campaigner Michael Butler spoke to media at the King Edward Hotel in Toronto today as provincial and territorial ministers met there in advance of a federal-provincial-territorial meeting tomorrow (October 18).
The CBC has reported that drug companies are using stealth ads -disguised as news- as a part of a marketing campaign involving well-known Canadian comedian, a doctor and a public relations firm. The drug company, Novo Nordisk Canada Inc., funded comedian Cathy Jones' (of This Hour Has 22 Minutes fame) PR campaign about vaginal health. Yet, in Globe and Mail interviews and elsewhere, it is not...