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Colleen Fuller defender of public health care

Colleen Fuller is a health policy consultant, author, and a research associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – BC Office. Much of her work focuses on the impact of privatization on universal access to health services. She was … Continue reading

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Protecting our health care system

Today is the first day of a crucial court battle. The Council of Canadians joined others on the steps of the BC Supreme Court in downtown Vancouver in protesting Dr. Brian Day’s attempt at dismantling universal medicare in Canada. Others … Continue reading

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Stop Dr. Profit! Public Healthcare Under Threat

When: Tuesday, Sept. 6th at 9:00 am Where: BC Supreme Courts, Vancouver Corner of Nelson & Hornby (meeting point) Pack the courts, defend public healthcare! Dr. Brian Day will be attempting to help dismantle the public healthcare system at the BC Supreme … Continue reading

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Remembering Mel Hurtig

Mel Hurtig loved this country more than anyone I ever met. He founded the Council of Canadians along with many dedicated Canadians to fight for a better Canada and a better world. We mourn his passing. — Maude Barlow Photo: Council … Continue reading

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AGM and annual BBQ

On Saturday June 25th the Chapter held our AGM and annual BBQ. Edith Machattie from the BC Health Coalition talked to us about a number of threats to our Medicare system, including the Brian Day private clinics legal case, which … Continue reading

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