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March 31, 2015

One year after the expiry of the 2004 Health Accord, Canadians from coast to coast will be gathering to demand action from the federal government to protect and expand Medicare.

March 2, 2015

"Prentice has not learned from Alberta’s history. He is content to continue to shift the tax burden from corporations and “the one per cent” to regular Albertans, while ravaging the services on which we rely." — Elisabeth Ballermann, HSAA President

December 12, 2014

Health professionals from across the country meet to coordinate efforts to campaign for a progressive health care agenda for Canada.

September 17, 2014

New report finds that poor and marginalized groups do not get necessary dental care due to cost. 

August 26, 2014

Plaintiffs apply to postpone constitutional challenge in order to seek resolution in face of mounting public pressure and looming trial.

August 25, 2014

Strong majority opposes Harper healthcare funding regime – ready for Premiers to take a stand.

March 31, 2014

Kiefer Sutherland, grandson of Tommy Douglas, narrates video as part of the launch of national campaign for a new Health Accord.

December 3, 2013

A new NANOS poll released during Medicare Week shows majority of Canadians want the federal government to provide fixed healthcare funding to the provinces that does not see-saw according to the relative strength of the economy.