The current system of purchasing drugs in Canada is a hybrid of public and private. It leaves Canadians paying the second highest price for prescription drugs in the developed world - according to Statistics Canada, 8 per cent of Canadians claim that they did not fill a prescription in the last twelve months due to costs. Our current system is broken; it’s time for a new and affordable one.
Download, print, and mail this postcard to Prime Minister Harper to let him know that you demand a national water policy for Canada!
People in communities across the country are coming together under the banner of Common Causes/Causes Communes to send a strong message to Stephen Harper’s Conservative government.
The Harper and Alberta governments, along with Big Oil and gas companies, have made it abundantly clear they view the tar sands (also known as oil sands or natural bitumen) as a key economic driver in Canada. The Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines, the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project and the Pacific Trails Pipeline are critical components to this vision.
Trade with Europe would be a good idea if it meant more good jobs and better social services. But like all “free trade” agreements, the CETA is not about that. It’s about boosting corporate rights, lowering environmental standards, and weakening public services.