National Indigenous Peoples Day: Alliance for Healthier Communities statement

On June 21, National Indigenous Peoples Day is recognized and celebrated across the country. Thousands of people are joining together at hundreds of events, gatherings and celebrations across Turtle Island today and this week, many organized by First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. In treaty and unceded territories alike, Indigenous and non-Indigenous folks are engaging around the history and culture of these lands like never before.

Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy

Submitted in partnership with the Association of Family Health Teams of Ontario (AFHTO), Alliance for Healthier Communities, Indigenous Primary Health Care Council (IPHCC) and Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic Association (NPLCA)
Re: Bill 60, Your Health Act, 2023 March 27, 2023

For many Ontarians, primary health care is the entryway into the healthcare system. It takes a team of health professionals who can provide convenient and high-quality health and social services to deliver the best care possible for patients.

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.