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Canada’s Health Coalitions Warn Cuts Coming to Health Care with Bilateral Health Deals

PRESS RELEASE Across Canada– Canada’s Health Coalitions signed a joint statement and held a media conference today on the recent bilateral health care deals and called for a united health accord. Since late December theRead More

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National Medicare Week January 29-February 4, 2017

125 public health care advocates from across Canada will be in Ottawa this week to meet with over 100 Members of Parliament to call for the creation of a National Public Drug Plan. Related Links: One pagerRead More

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Statement on CETA

The Canadian Health Coalition is deeply concerned about the EU Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA). Numerous studies of CETA have shown that ratifying this agreement will lead to a lengthened process to approve pharmaceuticalRead More

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Health Accord Brief

One year into their term, the government has not given a clear direction on health care. This year we’ve witnessed the Federal government standing up for the Canada Health Act by enforcing the rules againstRead More

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Humans of Health Care

The Canadian Health Coalition is borrowing from the powerfully engaging Humans of New York series. We bring you Humans of Health Care! Canada’s health care system works for millions of people every day. Their storiesRead More

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International Day of Older Persons

October 1 is  and the Canadian Health Coalition is pleased to offer our best to all older people in Canada. We are grateful to the contributions that older people have made both working within and outsideRead More

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Quebec announces end to extra-billing

The Quebec Health Minister announced on September 14 2016 that the province will be putting an end to extra-billing fees by the beginning of 2017. In 2015, Quebec’s National Assembly legalised extra-billing by passing BillRead More

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Defending donor plasma collection

The introduction of a pay-for-plasma clinic in Canada poses a serious safety risk to the security of our blood supply. Safe blood advocates, tainted blood survivors, public health care allies, and labour representatives presented toRead More

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Health care on trial

Ottawa – Today, Dr. Brian Day’s lawsuit against public health care went to trial before the Supreme Court of B.C. Day claims restricting private, for-profit care violates the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. HeRead More

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Impact of the TPP on health care

While we constantly work to improve public health care for all, we believe that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) if ratified will create significant challenges and barriers to both strengthening and expanding public health care. TheRead More

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