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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.

Privatized healthcare

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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Ontario health care expired

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 ...
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Natalie Mehra on the privatization of Ontario's health care system

Webinar with Natalie Mehra on the privatization of Ontario’s health care system

Ontario's public health care and long-term care are in crisis, and that crisis has been created and deliberately worsened by ...
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Is privatization making you 'hysterical'? Us too!

Why we’ve been “hysterical” about healthcare privatization before it was cool.

Our response to Terrance Corcoran’s recent comment in the Financial Post ...
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Urgent action needed now for people in long-term care

Urgent action needed now for people in long-term care

COVID-19 outbreaks are continuing in long-term care homes as the second wave of the virus surges across the country. Homes ...
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Doug Ford

Ford government an example of why long-term care shouldn’t be in the hands of the provinces

On July 30, 2020, the Ontario government quietly released a study on staffing in long-term care. The government-initiated report recognizes ...
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B.C. Supreme Court delivers massive win for public health care

B.C. Supreme Court delivers massive win for public health care

Today, B.C.’s Supreme Court struck down a Charter challenge against public health care. Launched by private clinic owner Dr. Brian ...
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Guelph Chapter's Lin Grist testifies on homecare bill to Ontario government

Guelph Chapter’s Lin Grist testifies on homecare bill to Ontario government

This is the text of the presentation that Lin Grist of our Guelph Chapter gave by video conference to Ontario's Standing ...
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