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Media conference:
Tuesday, March 12 at the
Coast Plaza Hotel - 35th Floor - @ 11:30 a.m.;
seniors and community groups gather outside hotel at noon

The Council of Canadians and the British Columbia Health Coalition will mark the Vancouver stop of the Romanow Commission Tuesday with a call to protect Medicare from privatization and to make it more comprehensive. And Medicare advocate Maude Barlow will discuss the conclusions of her recent report “Profit is not the Cure.”

Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians
Lorna Gunn, B.C. Health Coalition
Jim Sinclair, B.C. Federation of Labour

Media conference coinciding with Vancouver stop of Romanow Commission. Maude Barlow will discuss her recent report “Profit is not the cure”

Tuesday, March 12 at 11:30 a.m.

Mountain View Room,
35th Floor of the Coast Plaza Hotel,
1763 Comox Street (at Denman) in Vancouver

Editors please note: The group Seniors on Guard for Medicare will be joined by community groups and health care workers outside the Coast Plaza Hotel at noon on Tuesday and hear from Maude Barlow.


Tara Scurr, Council of Canadians, 604-880-8473 (cell)