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How Banting’s hopes of insulin for all became a dark nightmare

Banting dreamed of a world where insulin would be available for all, but pharmaceutical companies have turned that dream into ...

Tell the new Health Minister to support strong pharmacare legislation

Take action today! We are at a pivotal moment in the fight for pharmacare. The Trudeau government is about to ...
Mass protest poster from the Ontario Health Coalition

Ontario Rally to Stop Health Care Privatization

On September 25, join the Ontario Health Coalition and communities across Ontario for a major show of force against health ...
Pill donations ploy pharmacare

‘Free medicines’ program an industry ploy to stop public pharmacare

With pharmacare legislation expected this fall, the insurance industry is ramping up efforts to protect its profits ...
The Council of Canadians Ontario-Quebec-Nunavut Region

Spring 2023 Chapter Update: Ontario-Quebec-Nunavut Region

Chapters in Ontario have had an eventful spring fighting Premier Doug Ford’s corporate-driven agenda, from the sprawl-driven Bill 23 to ...

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 ...
(Recording) Linda McQuaig: Rise of the Right & the Attack on Public Programs

(Recording) Linda McQuaig: Rise of the Right & the Attack on Public Programs

The Kamloops chapter of the Council of Canadians was pleased to host special guest Linda McQuaig at their Philosopher’s Café ...

Change the narrative about health care privatization

Send a letter to the editor of your local paper to reject privatization as an “innovative” solution to the health ...