Canadian Health Coalition

Romanow Commission on the Future of Health Care

Thanks Mr.Romanow

This page is dedicated to the late Dan Benedict (shown above) who died on September 16, 2003.
Dan was a passionate defender of Medicare and an outspoken advocate for social justice.


Final Report Tabled

Romanow Hears the Call to Care (November 28, 2002 )

Download the Romanow Commission Final Report [2.4 mb]

Canadian Health Coalition Press Release


Preliminary Analysis of the Romanow Commission Report

Read the analysis of the Romanow Report by the Canadian Health Coalition

Read the analysis of the Romanow Report by the Canadian Labour Congress [537 kb]

Read the analysis of the Romanow Report by the Canadian Pensioners Concerned [8 kb]

Read the analysis of the Romanow Report by the Catholic Health Association [12 kb]

Read the Media Coverage [274 kb]

Statement By Prime Minster Jean Chrétien [8 kb]


Romanow Commission Resources

Romanow Commission Research Papers (40)

Canadian Health Coalition Presentation and Submission to the Romanow Commission

Civil Society Submissions and Presentations to the Romanow Commission

Citizens’ Dialogue on the Future of Health Care [2.2 mb]


Roy Romanow Speeches

Romanow’s Winnipeg speech: Key themes of report [25 kb]

Roy Romanow lashes out against For-Profit Health Care

Romanow Speaks to Harvard Audience (Speech) [25 kb]

Media Coverage of the Roy Romanow Speech at Harvard [33 kb]

Romanow speaks to the Truro Chamber of Commerce [33 kb]

Medicare: Now is the time for action, National Primary Healthcare Conference (May 2004) [33 kb]

Which side are you on? – Romanow Read the Roy Romanow speech to the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (April 2004) [33 kb]

A cure for hardening of the categories Read the Roy Romanow speech to the meeting of the Health Council of Canada (January 2004) [33 kb]

Directions in Canadian Health Care Read the Roy Romanow speech to the University of Ottawa School of Business (November 20003) [41 kb]


Miscellaneous

Romanow Receives Prestigious Award (Summer 2003) [16 kb]

Roy Romanow Update (Summer 2003) [25 kb]

Roy Romanow Appears Before House of Commons Health Committee (Transcript, April 2, 2003) [266 kb]

Read the CPAC Interview With Roy Romanow [74 kb]

Romanow asks Charest to crack down on private clinics (February 2005) [29 kb]

Read Roy Romanow’s February 19th Speech to St. Francis-Xavier University [33 kb]

Read Roy Romanow’s February 13th Speech to the University of Regina [41 kb]

Romanow Fires Back At Critics [20 kb]

December 3rd Speech to Queen’s University [49 kb] | Français [33 kb]

Medicare Needs Another Hero – Newspaper Ad [111 kb]


Canadian Stars Support Romanow Commission Report

petitiononline.com

Implement the Romanow Report Click here to sign the on-line petition

CHC presents presents Jean Chretien with petition

Canadian Health Coalition presents Prime Minister Jean Chrétien with “Implement Romanow” Petition. Prior to the First Ministers’ meeting on health care, Canadian Health Coalition National Coordinator Michael McBane, along with Carolyn Bennett and other Liberal Members of Parliament, presented Prime Minister Jean Chrétien with a printed version of the on-line “Implement Romanow” petition. The internet petition, which contains over 42,000 signatures, calls on the Chrétien Government to take action and immediately implement the Romanow Report on the Future of Health Care in Canada.


Coalition Presents PMO with Thousands of Save Medicare Postcards

On December 10, 2002, members of the Nova Scotia Citizens’ Health Care Network and Prince Edward Island Health Coalition presented 90,000 signed postcards in support of Medicare to the Prime Minister’s Office. The postcards call on government to take action to protect and enhance Medicare, starting by immediately endorsing the Romanow Report on the Future of Health Care.