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Health Care Privatization

The federal government must enforce the letter and the spirit of the Canada Health Act and enact strong penalties on provinces that allow private clinics. Federal and provincial governments need to work together to ensure a strengthened public health care system that provides timely, quality health care services to all Canadians, not just for those who can afford to pay.

National Phone Zap on February 12, 2024

National Phone Zap #2: Public Pharmacare Now, End Privatization! February 12

Join us for lunchtime phone zap on February 12, as the CHC lobby gets underway. We need public pharmacare now ...
Health care “innovation” roadshow a smokescreen for privatization

Health care “innovation” roadshow a smokescreen for privatization

Last week I attended the final stop of a national town hall series hosted by the Canadian Medical Association and ...
Council of Canadians, Nova Scotia Federation of Labour, and Nova Scotia Health Coalition are gathering outside the event at the Halifax Convention Centre

TODAY: Public health defenders rally outside pro-privatization town hall 

"Instead of asking how we can invest more resources into our strained public health care system, these consultations are reviving ...
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Stopping Parliament’s echo-chamber on privatization

The halls of power are an echo chamber. I watched this in action last week — and realized how desperately ...
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Supreme Court of Canada upholds B.C.’s Medicare Protection Act in landmark decision protecting public health care

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed Cambie Surgeries Corporation’s (CSC) attempt to overturn previous decisions made by BC’s courts ...
Thank you for taking action on pharmacare – your letter has been sent!

Thank you for taking action on pharmacare – your letter has been sent!

Thank you – your letter to the editor has been sent! Thank you! Now amplify your activism in two ways: ...
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Ford unveils latest plan to privatize surgeries

Are you ready to pull out your credit card the next time you need a hip replacement or cataract surgery? ...
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Care, not profit. Defend public health care in Ontario

“Never let a good crisis go to waste.” It’s a maxim that has been part of the 1%’s playbook for ...