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What: Announcement of a court challenge to compel the federal government to live up to its obligations under the Canada Health Act

Who: Judy Darcy, Canadian Union of Public Employees
Maude Barlow, Council of Canadians
Brian Payne, Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union
Kathleen Connors, Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions

When: Friday 22 November, 12:30 pm

Where: Charles Lynch Room, Centre Block, Parliament Buildings

Why: The federal government has for too long been dodging its responsibilities under the Canada Health Act. This negligence puts our public health care system in jeopardy.

Canadian Health Coalition, will be announcing their intention to launch legal action in federal court to force the federal government to comply with the Canada Health Act.


For more information, contact:

Robert Fox, CUPE Communications (613) 795-4977