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Legal Opinion on National Long Term Care Standards

Advocates representing more than 1 million Canadians call for national standards to improve quality, accountability and take profit out of long-term care Ottawa/Across Canada – Today, advocates representing more than a million Canadians came togetherRead More

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National Day of Observance for COVID-19

March 11, 2021 is a National Day of Observance to commemorate the people who lost their lives, and the significant impacts we have all felt because of COVID-19. On this solemn day, the Canadian HealthRead More

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Canada must support global access to COVID-19 vaccines at the WTO

SENT VIA EMAIL The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P. Prime Minister of Canada Re: Canada must support global access to COVID-19 vaccines at the WTO Dear Prime Minister, Since the beginning of the pandemic,Read More

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Reaction by Pauline Worsfold, RN, Chairperson of the Canadian Health Coalition, to today’s vote on Bill C-213 The Canada Pharmacare Act

(Edmonton) “I would like to extend my congratulations to Peter Julian, MP for New Westminster-Burnaby, for his leadership on Bill C-213 The Canada Pharmacare Act. It is clear that Canadians support the introduction of pharmacare,Read More

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Health Coalitions call for Federal Leadership to Defend Public Health Care

Media Release For Immediate Release January 25, 2021   Health Coalitions call for Federal Leadership to Defend Public Health Care (Ottawa) Seven health coalitions, representing concerned Canadians from PEI to British Columbia, are calling forRead More

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Press Release: Health Coalitions Call for Increased Federal Health Care Funding and Accountability

Today, Canada’s premiers are meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to request an increase to federal funding for health care. Health coalitions from across the country support the call for a long-term increase to theRead More

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Coalition calls for immediate action on pharmacare

Today, the Canadian Health Coalition and 12 other national and regional organizations sent a joint letter to the Prime Minister, the Minister of Health and the Minister of Finance calling for the federal government toRead More

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Pharmacare: Now more urgent than ever!

Canada needs universal, public pharmacare now more than ever. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, 20% of Canadian households were struggling to pay for their medication. The mass layoffs triggered by the pandemic have now left millionsRead More

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Submission to HESA about the Canadian response to the Coronavirus

The Canadian Health Coalition has filed a submission with the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Health (HESA) about the Canadian response to the Coronavirus. You can read it here and watch the National DirectorRead More

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Sign the Petition

All seniors should have access to quality care. A disproportionate number of deaths related to Covid-19 are occurring in long-term care facilities. This pandemic has revealed the need for fundamental changes to our long-term careRead More

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