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Encouraging investments in pharmacare in Budget 2019

For immediate release: The Canadian Health Coalition (CHC) is encouraged that Budget 2019 includes some initial investments in the foundations of a new national pharmacare program. The government committed to creating a new national drugRead More

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Promising recommendations for pharmacare in the Advisory Council’s Interim Report

Ottawa, ON: The Canadian Health Coalition is pleased with the initial recommendations of the Advisory on the Implementation of Pharmacare. In its Interim Report, the Council calls for a national drug agency, a comprehensive, evidence-based nationalRead More

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One in four households can’t afford their prescription medications

Public health care advocates will be meeting with MPs to discuss pharmacare On Tuesday, January 29, over 100 public health care advocates from across Canada will be meeting with members of parliament and senators onRead More

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Credibility of the man who seeks to privatize Canadian health care shaken again.

Public health care advocates will be watching second day of cross examination closely. The first day of his testimony in his Charter challenge to health care ended with a red-faced Brian Day as he wasRead More

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Health Care Advocates Urge Premiers to Keep Health Care on the Agenda

MEDIA ADVISORY – Ottawa: Premiers from across Canada are meeting this week in St. Andrews By-The-Sea, New Brunswick for the annual Council of The Federation. While there are a host of pressing issues, healthcare risksRead More

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Canadian Health Coalition Applauds HESA’s New Report on Pharmacare

Ottawa: The Canadian Health Coalition, which represents health care advocates across the country, applauds the Parliamentary Committee on Health (HESA) on its report on a national public drug plan: Pharmacare Now: Prescription Medicine Coverage forRead More

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Charter Challenge Resumes Monday That Seeks to Overturn Medicare Protections

A Charter challenge that could very well affect how health care is delivered in Canada resumes in British Columbia April 9. A coalition of health care practitioners and concerned Canadians are working hard to defendRead More

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CHC Opposes Morneau’s Plan to Limit Access to Drugs

OTTAWA –28 February 2018 — The Canadian Health Coalition (CHC), representing health care advocates across Canada, has called the finance minister’s backing away from a universal public drug plan a betrayal of the expressed desireRead More

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Nine out of 10 Canadians want to see the federal government enforce the Canada Health Act

Ottawa, February 26, 2018: During this year’s National Medicare week a new poll conducted by EKOS Polling and commissioned by the Canadian Health Coalition shows 9 out of 10 Canadians want the federal government toRead More

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On the 20th anniversary of Canada’s tainted blood inquiry, documents reveal the federal government worked with private pharmaceutical industry to undermine Krever’s landmark recommendations

On the eve of the 20th anniversary of the Krever Inquiry into the tainted blood scandal, parliamentarians, health advocates and health professionals gathered in Ottawa to call on the Trudeau government to uphold the landmarkRead More

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