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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? ...
As parents feel the strain of mounting RSV cases, Big Pharma price-gouging keeps RSV-prevention drug out of reach.

As parents feel the strain of mounting RSV cases, Big Pharma price-gouging keeps RSV-prevention drug out of reach.

It’s time for the government to intervene on sky-high pricing for Palivizumab (brand name Synagis). THE COUNCIL OF CANADIANSFOR IMMEDIATE ...
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Protecting children’s health means investigating Big Pharma price-gouging

In the midst of a ferocious respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) season that has seen pediatric hospitals swamped with severely ill ...
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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 ...
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Care, not profit – defend public health care in Ontario

The Ford government is engaging in unprecedented privatization of our health care services, transferring millions of public dollars to for-profit ...
Far from a utopian idea, pharmacare is a policy that’s both practical and urgently needed

Far from a utopian idea, pharmacare is a policy that’s both practical and urgently needed

More Canadians report being unable to afford medication even as the government sits on a report that offers a way ...
Council of Canadians urges Canada to back proposal at WTO to waive intellectual property rights for pandemic treatments and technologies

Council of Canadians urges Canada to back proposal at WTO to waive intellectual property rights for pandemic treatments and technologies

The Council of Canadians joined with other progressive groups in sending the following letter to Trade Minister Mary Ng and ...
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Council of Canadians supports #StatusForAll

It’s time for a migrant regularization program that leaves no one behind ...