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November 2nd marks one year since there has been any federal government action on Saskatchewan’s violations of the Canada Health Act

One year ago today, then federal health minister Jane Philpott issued a warning to Saskatchewan to end private MRI and CT scans or face penalties. On November 2nd, 2016, then health minister Jane Philpott wrote:Read More

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New National Report Outlines the Huge Cost of the Failed Health Accord

The Elephant at the Health Ministers’ Meetings: How Will Provinces Cope with $31 Billion Cut Edmonton, AB – As Health Ministers from across Canada meet in Edmonton today, Canada’s Health Coalitions released a report showing theRead More

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Media Advisory: Canadian Health Advocates Call for Ministers to Act on Funding Shortfall

WHO: Health care advocates from across the country including the Canadian Health Coalition, Alberta’s Friends of Medicare, Ontario Health Coalition, and the BC Health Coalition. WHERE: Outside the Federal Building at 9820 107 St onRead More

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New PBO Report Finds Lack of National Pharmacare Program Comes at Steep Costs for Taxpayers

Canada is the only country in the world with a universal health care system that does not include access to medicine. This has resulted in 1 in 10 Canadians being unable to afford their prescriptionRead 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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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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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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Alberta Introduces Legislation to Ban For-Profit, Remunerated Plasma Collection

National – The Canadian Health Coalition is applauding the Government of Alberta for introducing Bill 3 the “Voluntary Blood Donations Act”, which aims to protect the security of supply of blood and plasma by banningRead More

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Health Care Advocates Dismayed with Ottawa’s Divide and Conquer Tactics: Hopes for a Canadian Health Accord Dashed as Provinces Signs Deal

Toronto/Ottawa/Edmonton: The Ontario, Quebec and Alberta governments, which had initially held out for better, were compelled to sign onto a bilateral health funding deal with Ottawa today. In the federal election, the Trudeau government promisedRead More

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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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