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Apr 05, 2018, 07:00 ET Charter Challenge Resumes Monday That Seeks to Overturn Medicare Protections

OTTAWA, April 5, 2018 /CNW/ - A Charter challenge that could very well affect how health care is delivered in Canada resumes in British Columbia April 9. A coalition of health care practitioners and...


Jun 12, 2017, 11:06 ET Patients Subject to Thousands of Dollars in Extra User-Fees for Health Care: New Private Clinics Survey

Governments Slammed for Failure to Take Action to Protect Patients TORONTO, June 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Surveys of hundreds of private health clinics and patients reveal that extra user-fees amounting to...


Jun 12, 2017, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - New Report Reveals Costs & Consequences of Private Health Care in Canada/

TORONTO, June 9, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario & Canadian Health Coalitions are releasing a significant new report revealing the results from surveys of hundreds of Ontario patients and private health...


Jun 09, 2017, 12:41 ET Media Advisory - New Report Reveals Costs & Consequences of Private Health Care in Canada

TORONTO, June 9, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario & Canadian Health Coalitions are releasing a significant new report revealing the results from surveys of hundreds of Ontario patients and private health...


Mar 10, 2017, 13:37 ET Health Care Advocates Dismayed with Ottawa's Divide and Conquer Tactics: Hopes for a Canadian Health Accord Dashed as Provinces Signs Deal

TORONTO, OTTAWA, and EDMONTON, March 10, 2017 /CNW/ - The Ontario, Quebec and Alberta governments, which had initially held out for better, were compelled to sign onto a bilateral health funding deal ...


Feb 09, 2017, 06:00 ET Media Advisory - Canada's Health Coalitions Call for a United Health Accord

OTTAWA, Feb. 9, 2017 /CNW/ - Across Canada - Canada's health coalitions are releasing a joint statement and will host a joint media conference tomorrow on the federal government's decision to walk...


Oct 17, 2016, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- As Health Ministers from Across Canada Meet to Negotiate Health Accord, Advocates Set Out Criteria to Measure Success/

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - On Monday, October 17th Canada's provincial health ministers are gathering in Toronto to begin in-person negotiations on a new health accord. On October 18th, the...


Oct 16, 2016, 17:24 ET As Health Ministers from Across Canada Meet to Negotiate Health Accord, Advocates Set Out Criteria to Measure Success

TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2016 /CNW/ - On Monday, October 17th Canada's provincial health ministers are gathering in Toronto to begin in-person negotiations on a new health accord. On October 18th, the...


May 25, 2016, 09:40 ET New paper calling for a National Public Drug Plan for all

OTTAWA, May 25, 2016 /CNW/ - Today the Canadian Health Coalition is launching its policy brief "A National Public Drug Plan for All". Author Julie White brings together many of the academic studies...


Jul 16, 2015, 06:30 ET Media Advisory - Rally "Pressure the Premiers - Call the Federal Government to reinvest in health care!"

ST. JOHN'S, July 16, 2015 /CNW/ - As Canada's Premiers are in St. John's for their annual summer meeting, health care advocates from across the country are gathering to send a clear message to...


Jul 15, 2015, 09:00 ET Health Care Advocates Gather in St. John's to ask for leadership

St. John's, NL, July 15, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Canada's Premiers are in St. John's this week for their annual summer meeting. Health care advocates from across the country are also gathering to send a...


Jul 15, 2015, 06:30 ET Media Advisory - Town Hall: A National Strategy for Seniors Care

ST. JOHN'S, July 15, 2015 /CNW/ - As Canada's Premiers are in St. John's for their annual summer meeting, health care advocates from across the country are gathering to send a clear message to...


Nov 16, 2009, 11:00 ET Media Advisory - National Medicare Week: Health coalition to urge Stephen
Harper to act now to enforce Canada Health Act

OTTAWA, Nov. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - National Medicare Week will be the backdrop for public health care advocates to urge the Prime Minister to take immediate action to enforce Canada's Health Act. A...


Nov 02, 2009, 13:33 ET Priority flu shots are for high-risk not high-income patients; government
must act now on private clinics

OTTAWA, Nov. 2 /CNW Telbec/ - Flu shots given to patients at expensive private health clinics show why the federal Minister of Health must act now to stop the spread of private clinics, said Michael...


Sep 16, 2009, 10:00 ET Coalition urges Harper to protect Canada's public health care; calls Prime
Minister's silence 'distressing and dangerous'

Prime Minister, Stand on Guard for Medicare OTTAWA, Sept. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Canadians are "frustrated and disheartened" by Prime Minister Stephen Harper's silence in the face of attacks on Canada's...