health care

Health care

The labour movement worked to win a public healthcare system long before Canadians even believed it was possible. We know that staying healthy means we can raise our families, work productively and contribute more to our communities. We're working to reduce wait times and improve access to health care. We're working to improve long-term care and mental health services.

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6 ways we are working to improve health care

The labour movement worked to win a public healthcare system long before Canadians even believed it was possible. Here are just some of the ways we're working to protect and expand public health care.

Issues and Research

Solving the Health Care Crisis

Canada is aging.

Posted: 25 April 2015
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Overview and context

Budget 2015 sticks closely to the federal government’s seven-year script of spending cuts, restrained investment and tax measures largely benefiting wealthy Canadians.

Posted: 24 April 2015
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The Canadian Labour Congress says the federal budget does not deliver the economic stimulus Canadians needed to feel better about...

Posted: 23 April 2015
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he labour movement first started talking to Canadians about publicly funded, universal health care before most of them could imagine such a thing was possible. Today, it is a part of our country’s...

Posted: 22 March 2015
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The labour movement worked to win a public healthcare system long before Canadians even believed it was possible. We know that staying healthy means we can raise our families, work productively...

Posted: 2 March 2015
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OTTAWA ― The Canadian Labour Congress has slammed the Nova Scotia government for introducing Essential Services legislation that denies nurses and other provincial health care workers their right to...
Posted: 1 April 2014
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