“The safety of our blood system is being jeopardized,” says blood safety and health care advocates

(Ottawa, April 12th, 2016) Advocates for blood safety and health care held a joint media conference earlier today calling on the federal government to revoke the license of Canadian Plasma Resources and implement the recommendations of the Krever Inquiry which called for blood and blood products to be collected from voluntary, non-renumerated donors. “Despite the … Read more

Health Advocacy organizations urge the Federal Government to negotiate with the provinces on health care funding

(Saskatoon, 10 am March 31st, 2014) Health Advocacy organizations urge the Federal Government to negotiate with the provinces on health care funding The Saskatchewan Health Coalition and Canadian Doctors for Medicare are deeply concerned that, with the looming expiration of Canada’s Health Accord on March 31st the federal government is still refusing to sit down with provincial … Read more

Coalition to Wall: Don’t turn your back on Tommy’s Legacy

REGINA, October 21, 2014: Today, on Tommy Douglas’s birthday, concerned groups are joining together to raise awareness about the creeping privatization of health care in Saskatchewan. “Tommy Douglas was born 110 years ago today. His contributions to this province and this country are remembered as some of the great achievements in Canadian history,” said Stan Rice, president of … Read more