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‘Health and Fitness’

Canadian doctors demand restoration of refugee health services

Photo: Doctors for Refugee Care

By: Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care | Press Release TORONTO, June 10, 2013 – Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care is holding a second National Day of Action on June 17th to call on the federal government to reverse the reckless cuts to refugee health care. It has been almost one year since the government made changes to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) which has… Read More

Appalled by Harper’s decision to kill the Health Council of Canada

Council of Canadians denounces Harper decision to kill the Health Council of Canada By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  Canada`s leading progressive citizen’s advocacy group says it`s appalled by Harper’s decision to kill the Health Council of Canada. In a press release issued earlier this week, the Council of Canadians said it’s “sadly not shocked” by the federal government’s decision. The… Read More