Archive for 2018

BC Court Case: The Mystification Continued

Yesterday concluded Brian Day’s testimony in his case to remove the ban on extra-billing and private insurance in British Columbia with the provincial lawyer accusing Day of fraudulent billing activity at his private clinic. TheRead More

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BC Court Case: Brian Day’s Credibility Problem

Does Brian Day admit that the Cambie clinic charge patients more than the province allows? Does he admit paying doctors more than the province allows? The answer to both those questions is yes and noRead More

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Have your say for pharmacare

The federal government has set up an Advisory Council to look at putting in place a pharmacare plan for Canada. What this Council recommends will decide the kind of plan we get and who willRead More

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Credibility of the man who seeks to privatize Canadian health care shaken again.

Public health care advocates will be watching second day of cross examination closely. The first day of his testimony in his Charter challenge to health care ended with a red-faced Brian Day as he wasRead More

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BC Court Case: Health care based on need not on greed

Dr. Brian Day, owner and CEO of Cambie Surgeries Corporation and past president of the Canadian Medical Association has put Canadian Medicare on trial. And this week, after a long and much delayed court process,Read More

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Health Care Advocates Urge Premiers to Keep Health Care on the Agenda

MEDIA ADVISORY – Ottawa: Premiers from across Canada are meeting this week in St. Andrews By-The-Sea, New Brunswick for the annual Council of The Federation. While there are a host of pressing issues, healthcare risksRead More

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We’re hiring!

The Canadian Health Coalition (CHC) is looking for a new National Director of Policy and Advocacy. With oversight from the Board of Directors, the National Director, Policy and Advocacy is responsible for establishing strategic priorities, developingRead More

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Pharmacare: 5 Principles

5 Principles for a National Public Drug Plan Improving the provision of prescription drugs is under discussion, but there are different versions of what a drug plan might look like. To create a fair, healthyRead More

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Take action to support S-252

On May 29, 2018, Independent Senator Pamela Wallin introduced S-252 (Voluntary Blood Donations Act), a Senate public bill that proposes to ban nationally paid blood and plasma donations. The Canadian Health Coalition supports this federal legislation thatRead More

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Latest news on paid plasma donation

Disappointing but not surprising: New Report from Expert Panel on Immune Globulin Product Supply Misses the Mark on Paid Plasma The Expert Panel on Immune Globulin Product Supply and Related Impacts in Canada released itsRead More

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