Canadian Health Coalition

Michael McBane, Biography

Michael McBane has been the National Coordinator of the Canadian Health Coalition since 1995.

Michael has 25 years experience working in coalitions on issues relating to Medicare, privatization, food and drug safety and economic justice. Author of Ill-Health Canada: Putting Food and Drug Company Profits Ahead of Safety, published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives in 2005.

Michael studied political science and theology in Ottawa and at l’Institut catholique de Paris. He was senior researcher from 1982 to 1990 on issues of economic justice with the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.

From 1990 to 1993 Michael was the National Coordinator of the Action Canada Network where he campaigned to expose the threats to society, democracy and the environment posed by the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Michael can be reached by email at: mike@healthcoalition.ca