Archive for 2019

Profit and health care simply don’t mix

Cambie Trial Update Brian Day’s profit-based cure for health care wait times is toxic. We continue to follow the Charter challenge in BC that is threatening to further open the door to for-profit health care.Read More

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New campaign video

There’s no better time to learn about securing the future of public health care in Canada. It’s simple: We need the federal government to fund it fairly, keep it public and expand it to includeRead More

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Higher costs, unequal access and lower-quality health care: A Cautionary Tale

Cambie Trial Update In the ongoing trial over public health care at the BC Supreme Court, the Coalition Intervenors’ second expert witness, David Himmelstein, presented a cautionary tale to the court last week: Introducing for-profitRead More

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New report: We’ve Got This

We have taken a close look at the current state of health care and put it all together in this new research paper. Following years of funding crisis, health spending per capita has increased annually byRead More

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The evidence is all around us

Cambie Trial Update Universal Public Health is Guaranteed with Single-Payer, Public Insurance Over the last month, evidence presented by the British Columbia Attorney General in the Cambie case has hammered home one indisputable fact: Public,Read More

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Millions of Canadians could soon have better access to medications

For Immediate Release- Ottawa, ON: The Canadian Health Coalition (CHC) is very pleased with the final recommendations of the Advisory Council on the Implementation of Pharmacare. After spending a year consulting with Canadians, the CouncilRead More

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The Bans on Private Insurance and Extra Billing are Crucial to Protect Canadian Medicare, says Health Care Expert

For Immediate release In the lawsuit against public health care currently being heard at the BC Supreme Court, lawyers for the plaintiff, Brian Day, are trying to prove that the introduction of private health careRead More

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The presentation of health coalition evidence to defend public health care begins Monday with expert testimony

MEDIA ADVISORY – For immediate release The presentation of health coalition evidence to defend public health care begins Monday with expert testimony Who: Marie-Claude Prémont, PhD Law Where: Vancouver Supreme Court, 800 Smithe Street What: The intervenor group representingRead More

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Guardians of Public Health Care (2019)

For its 40th anniversary the CHC wanted to recognize the tremendous work of special individuals on an issue related to protecting and expanding public health care that has a national focus or national implications. WeRead More

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40 years of Public Health Care Advocacy

To mark our 40th anniversary, we have put together a little chronology of how we came to be and some of our accomplishments.

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