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Danielle Martin: Three Big Ideas to Transform Health Care

November 27, 2014 - 06:00 pm

Last spring, Dr. Danielle Martin took on a U.S. Senate committee and defended Canada's health care system. While igniting pride from coast to coast, Dr. Martin also acknowledged that our health care system still has a long way to go. Join us to hear this health care leader's three big ideas on how we can improve our health care system for every Canadian.…Read More

Public Forum - Defend Medicare in Court

June 10, 2014 - 07:00 pm

Join a panel of those involved in the Supreme Court case against Dr. Brian Day. Brian Day operates the Vancouver-based for-profit Cambie Surgery Corporation, infamous for unlawfully billing patients – in some cases, up to six times the legal amount. Day and his clinics are behind a constitutional challenge to Medicare, scheduled to go to trial in BC Supreme Court this September.…Read More

Supreme Court Showdown

January 22, 2014 - 04:00 pm

Parties in the case are calling it the most significant constitutional challenge in Canadian history. In2009 Dr. Brian Day, owner of Vancouver's for-profit Cambie Surgery Centre and leading proponent offor-profit health care, launched a constitutional challenge that could erase the foundation of CanadianMedicare as we know it—a health care system based on need, not ability to pay. The challenge is set togo to trial spring or fall 2014, will likely end up in the Supreme Court of Canada, and may produce the…Read More

Supreme Court Showdown

January 22, 2014 - 03:00 pm

Parties in the case are calling it the most significant constitutional challenge in Canadian history. In 2009 Dr. Brian Day, owner of Vancouver's for-profit Cambie Surgery Centre and leading proponent of for-profit health care, launched a constitutional challenge that could erase the foundation of Canadian Medicare as we know it—a health care system based on need, not ability to pay. The challenge is set to go to trial spring or fall 2014, will likely end up in the Supreme Court of Canada, and may produce thedefining Charter interpretation that will apply across the country.…Read More

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