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2004

MAY:

Provincial budget shows some important rebuilding also some serious flaws: OHC

2003

        DECEMBER:

                Give staff power to speak out

        NOVEMBER:

                Health Canada Proposal Threatens Right to Health Protection

                User fee declared illegal

        OCTOBER:

                Plan for user fee at St. Mary's put on hold

                Health Council now appears pointless

        SEPTEMBER:

                Health Watchdog Slams Eves on Privatization

                NDP candidate runs to restore public service

                Brampton hospital fuelling hot debate

        AUGUST:

                Hospital germs kill thousands, research finds
 

JULY:

E-Health: A prescription for wealth (Polaris Institute)

JUNE:

Gordon Campbell's Surgical Strike

New Brunswick Health Coalition urges Premier Lord to abandon plans for a private partnership for construction of a new hospital in Woodstock

Pressure Grows on Brand Name Pharmaceutical Companies

MAY:

Government of Canada provides income relief to SARS affected health care workers

Throne Speech - What’s Missing Speaks Volumes Ontario Health Coalition

Liberals will let ROH expansion 'go ahead' McGuinty wants hospitals to stay in public hands

Brand-name Giants' Hold On Federal Liberals Comes Under Competition Bureau Scrutiny

APRIL:

Profits and hospitals don't mix

OPSEU, Health Coalition expose web of lies on for-profit MRI, CT plans: Scandal emerging at Kingston private MRI clinic

Muzzles firmly in place over hospital plans

MPs to probe drug rule that limits competition

Kingston Health Coalition Outraged at Closure of the VON

CPAC Interview with the Roy Romanow

Victory for big drug makers: MPs shelve review of policy that helps keep generic rivals off the market

MARCH:

For Profit Hospitals & Clinics Threaten the Future of Medicare: Ontario Health Coalition Launches Fight Back

Ontario Groups Campaign Against Health Privatization

Ontario Tories will Finance Their Tax Cuts with Federal Health Care Monies

Coalition Casts Doubt on Clement’s MRI Numbers –Calls them “Unbelievable”

FEBRUARY:

Eves Guilty of Hidden Money, Misspending - OHC

Signs Point to New Deal on Health Care

OPSEU Hospital Professionals Day of Action

Excerpt from the CLC's Analysis of the 2003 Federal Budget

JANUARY:

A Call to Action - Ontario Health Coalition

POLLARA National Opinion Survey on Accountability in Health Care

Donations Explain Rush to Private Hospitals

Eves Government Supports New Supportive Care Project in Ottawa

OMA Faces Doctor's Revolt from Within

2002

        NOVEMBER:

                Gore Touts Single Payer Health Plan

                Canada to See First Private Hospital

OCTOBER:

The Forgotten Domestic Crisis - New York Times

        SEPTEMBER:

Message to Federal Health Minister: "Speak up or Resign"

State of Emergency in Public Health Care to be Declared

Mass Rallies to Stop the Corporate Takeover of Our Hospitals

"State of Emergency" For Public Health Care

Joint Letter on Publicly Funded Health Care

                Minister Clement’s Semantics in Banff Will Disguise Fatal Poison Pill:
                Health Coalition Warns

        AUGUST:

                Council on Aging Responds to Phase-In of Fee Increases in Long
                Term Care Facilities and Chronic Care Hospitals

                    Nursing-home Users Protest 15% Provincial Fee Increase

                Angry Kingston Seniors Group Likens Fee Hike to "Elder Abuse"

                Rocking Chair Protest Against Increase in Nursing Home Fees

APRIL:

Health Coalition Establishes Office in Kingston

2001

Disabled Activist Denied Membership in Kingston CCAC

Letter to the Minister of Health

Letter in Response to CCAC Cutbacks

2000

Kingston's Home Care Concerns to be Addressed

Article from the Whig-Standard in Regards to the Deputation

Kingston Joins Province-Wide Day of Action on Health Care

Letter to Elizabeth Witmer and John Baird

1999

Kingston Health Coalition Formed

OTHER

For Profit Companies Dominate Community Care Contracts

Letter to the Editor, Re: Privatization of Hospitals

Letter to the Editor, Re: National Public Medicare

Letter to the Editor, Re: Shirley Douglas at City Hall

Letter to Romanow

Ontario Day of Action for Medicare

Medicare's Daughter Riding the Wave to Save Public Health Care Across Canada

Runciman Picket to Oppose Private Hospitals

Statement of Kingston Community Support for National Public Medicare