Brendan and Adrian go to the doctor's office to perform a new song inspired by the recent cuts to refugee health care in Canada.
Minister Jason Kenney has misunderstood and misrepresented what equality means in Canada. Equality is not achieved by depriving others of what we should all have.
As Parliament passes sweeping, repressive immigration legislation, Toronto filmmaker Ali Kazimi's timely book, Undesirables, should be required reading for Jason Kenney and his cohorts.
Facing criticism from all sides for his cuts to refugee health care, Immigration Minister Jason Kenney's website featured a petition thanking Jason Kenney. His many critics are not impressed.
Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care
Such a reversal indicates that the government acknowledges the need for access to medications, prosthetics, emergency dental and vision services and other essential health services for refugees.
The Interim Federal Health Program costs $0.59 per capita. It provides health care to refugees, amongst the most vulnerable in society. I am a child of refugees. Why is Canada cutting the IFHP?
It is rather late in the day, but some prominent members of Canada's Jewish community are now vigorously protesting the government's refugee reform bill, C-31 - just as it has passed.
Dr. Chris Keefer and medical student Faria Kamal interrupt Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver at a press conference in the Toronto General Hospital.
On June 30, one day before Canada Day, cuts to health care for refugees will be made by the federal government. For many refugees it will include restrictions on primary and basic health care.
The cuts to refugee health are draconian and will have dramatic consequences on children throughout the country by putting them through unnecessary suffering and misery.