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Labour activists fight devastating cuts to Ontario's health services

OHC's Natalie Mehra demands a stop to Ontario's health budget cuts at yesterday'

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Hundreds of workers protesting nine years of cuts to Ontario's health-care budget gathered at Queen's Park yesterday.

The rally, organized by the Ontario Health Coalition (OHC), the Ontario Federation of Labour and the Ontario Common Front, coincides with the standing committee on finance and economic affairs' pre-budget consultation hearing in Toronto on Feb. 1.

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