For residents who are uninsured, Ontario needs to hit pause on current changes and develop a comprehensive strategy to reduce illnesses and costs across the health system

TORONTO – March 30, 2023 -- During the pandemic, the Ontario government and Ministry of Health recognized the importance of creating a stopgap to ensure that everyone, regardless of whether they had an OHIP card or not, could access the vital health services they needed. This was swift and prudent judgement that saved lives, helped reduce the spread of COVID-19, and allowed our health system to focus on helping people who needed help.

Primary Care Leaders Urge Canada's Premiers and Federal Government to Strike a Deal That Focuses on Expanding Team-Based Primary Care Including Access to a Primary Care Provider

TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2023 /CNW/ - The Primary Care Collaborative (PCC) is encouraging Premiers across the country, and the federal government, to strike a new Canada Health Transfer agreement that will focus on expanding team-based care and ensure that every Canadian has access to a family doctor or nurse practitioner within an interprofessional team.

Statement on Truth and Reconciliation Day 2022

In the Globe and Mail earlier this month, in an essay calling for a public inquiry into the tragic events in Saskatchewan, “the intergenerational effects of residential schools, neglect and childhood exposure to family fragmentation and domestic violence” were noted as contributing factors. This was followed by yet another call that Canada, its institutions, leaders and citizens, “confront colonialism” and “what more than a century of racist dehumanization can create over the years.”