Archive for 2017

Letter to the editor: Concerns about paying plasma donors in Canada

The Canadian Health Coalition and CUPE do have serious concerns about paying plasma donors in Canada. The comments published in the National Post on August 24th left out some crucial details about the for-profit donorRead More

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Stephen Hawking: Guardian of Public Health Care

Stephen Hawking, world renowned Theoretical Physicist and author of best-seller A Brief History of Time, is also a guardian of public health care. Stephen Hawking credits UK’s public health care system, the National Health ServiceRead More

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Canadian Health Advocates to Premiers: Stand up for Public Health Care

Edmonton, Alberta – Health care advocates from across the country gathered in Edmonton today at a rally outside the Hotel Macdonald to call on Canada’s Premiers to fight for patients and call for fair federalRead More

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Council of the Federation 2017

2014 marked the end of a 10-year agreement (“Health Accord“) between the Federal government with the provinces and territories to provide stable, predictable, and targeted funding for public health care. Instead of collaborating on aRead More

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Sign the petition

Canada needs a National Public Drug Plan for All Canada remains the only country in the world with a universal health care system that doesn’t include prescription medication. Three million Canadians are unable to afford their prescriptionRead More

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Patients Subject to Thousands of Dollars in Extra User-Fees for Health Care: New Private Clinics Survey

Governments Slammed for Failure to Take Action to Protect Patients Toronto – Surveys of hundreds of private health clinics and patients reveal that extra user-fees amounting to hundreds or even thousands of dollars are threateningRead More

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Private Clinics Report

A new report by the Ontario Health Coalition in collaboration with the Canadian Health Coalition and provincial Health Coalitions across the country is revealing the results from surveys of hundreds of Ontario patients and privateRead More

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Media Advisory – New Report Reveals Costs & Consequences of Private Health Care in Canada

TORONTO, June 9, 2017  – The Ontario & Canadian Health Coalitions are releasing a significant new report revealing the results from surveys of hundreds of Ontario patients and private health care clinics across Canada. The reportRead More

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World Blood Donor Day

Take action to support keeping blood donations voluntary! In honor of World Blood Donor Day on June 14th, the Canadian Health Coalition invites Canadians to help save a life and sign up to become bloodRead More

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Social Media Resources on a National Public Drug Plan

Tweet Click on “Tweet this” below to let your networks know you support the campaign for a National Public Drug Plan. The message will open in a new window allowing you to edit if youRead More

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