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Canada Health Act

July 28, 2020

“If passed, this legislation has the potential to affect health care across Canada, particularly where provisions of the Canada Health Act that prohibit extra billing and user charges are undermined.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

May 25, 2020

86% of Canadians support bringing long-term care under the Canada Health Act; only 2% oppose this action.

November 27, 2019

Increased privatization will inevitably lead to two-tier health care, where the wealthy are able to pay for the care they need and the rest of us have to wait and worry.