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Jul 18, 2012

National Day of Action for a 2014 Health Accord

Adrienne Silnicki
On July 18, the Council of Canadians with Canadian Doctors for Medicare, health coalitions and public health-care allies are holding a National Day of Action for a 2014 Health Accord across Canada!
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Jul 18, 2012
A sign at the December 4, 2010 Rally for Public Healthcare at the Alberta Legislature.(Photo:  dave.cournoyer / flickr)

National Day of Action for a 2014 Health Accord

rabble staff
Today is a National Day of Action against the federal government walking away from the 2014 Health Accord negotiating table and effectively downloading much of the responsibility for health care.
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Mar 29, 2012

Health care and the 2012 federal budget

Adrienne Silnicki
The budget gives the Harper government an opportunity to strengthen and expand health care in Canada -- but I'm feeling rather pessimistic that they'll take this opportunity.
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Feb 1, 2012

Canadians are unable to afford prescription drugs

Adrienne Silnicki
One in 10 Canadians are not able to adhere to their prescriptions due to the cost of prescription drugs, found Michael Law et al. in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.
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Jan 24, 2012
BCHC youth bring the message that medicare has got you covered to the Council of the Federation. Photo: Council of Canadians

Our health-care actions in Victoria

Adrienne Silnicki
In the early morning hours of January 16, as the sun rose on a fresh snow-covered ground, I, along with Canada's premiers, watched as 15 bright umbrellas came bobbing around the Victoria harbour.
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Jan 19, 2012
Photo taken by Adrienne while she and Maude Barlow stand beside Premier Christy Clark during a media scrum at 2012 premiers' conference.

The politics of the 2014 health accord in Victoria

Adrienne Silnicki
Earlier this week, the Council of the Federation -- which is made up of the first ministers from each province and territory -- met in Victoria, B.C. to discuss the 2014 health care accord.
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Jan 17, 2012
People gathering for the town hall meeting. Photo: Adrienne Silnicki

More than 250 people at health-care forum in Victoria

Brent Patterson
Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow, health-care campaigner Adrienne Silnicki and organizing assistant Ava Waxman are in Victoria demanding a Canada health accord that defends health care.
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Jan 16, 2012

Roundtable on health care in Victoria

Adrienne Silnicki
The first ministers from across Canada are arriving in Victoria to discuss the 2014 health-care accord and will likely decide what their response is going to be to the federal government.

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