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.”

Policy Statement on Defunding the Police

To end police violence and killing of Black, Indigenous and other racialized people in Canada, we must defund the police and resource communities. The following statement traces how the Alliance for Healthier Communities and the 110 community-governed primary health care organizations that make up the Alliance arrived at this position, why, and what our next steps are to advocate for structural changes to policing in Canada.