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The Canadian Health Coalition is a public advocacy organization dedicated to the preservation and improvement of Medicare. Our membership is comprised of national organizations representing nurses, health care workers, seniors, churches, anti-poverty groups, women and trade unions, as well as affiliated coalitions in 9 provinces and one territory.
May 7, 2014 |
Several government MPs have used arguments about the Health Accord that are misleading. Here are seven of those myths (with seven facts to explain what is going on!).
March 26, 2014 |
We are sounding the alarm to alert Canadians to the fact that the Harper government is not providing federal leadership in health care.
March 19, 2014 |
We are sounding the alarm to alert Canadians that the expiry of the Health Accord means the end of federal leadership in health care and cuts of $36 billion to health transfers over 10 years.
February 12, 2014 |
We are sounding the alarm to alert Canadians that the expiry of the Health Accord means the end of federal leadership in health care and cuts of $36 billion to health transfers over 10 years.
January 29, 2014 |
Remarks to the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade Study of CETA (pdf).
December 2, 2013 |
Canadians are more likely to want the federal government to invest future budget surpluses in healthcare (45%) compared to reducing the national debt (37%) or tax cuts (16%).
July 24, 2013 |
Canadians are clear in their desire that Prime Minister Stephen Harper call a First Ministers meeting to discuss the future of health care
May 29, 2013 |
A clear majority of Canadians feel that access to prescription drugs should be based on the patient’s medical needs, most would support a universal drug plan to ensure that all Canadians are covered.
April 24, 2013 |
Senate committee reviewed the goals and progress of the 2004 Health Accord and the resulting document, released last month, is a comprehensive report with 46 recommendations.
April 17, 2013 |
Medicare will not survive the withdrawal of the guardian of national standards and universal access to care for all Canadians regardless of where they live.
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