My guest today is Melanie Spence, a nursing student at U of Toronto and a member of Health for All, a grassroots organization in Canada fighting for health for all, irrespective of immigration status comprised of a multidisciplinary group of migrants, health-care professionals, students, activists and allies.
On Friday, the Federal Court of Appeal upheld a ruling from earlier this summer demanding that the Conservative government reverse its cuts to refugee health care.
On October 31, Judge Wyman Webb rejected the government's request to delay reinstating the Interim Federal Health Program, leaving Ottawa until November 4 to restore access to the benefits.
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