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Union ramps up pressure for universal long-term health-care coverage

The union that represents workers at long-term health-care facilities across the country says it is launching a nationwide effort to make long-term care universal and publicly funded. The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) represents about 65,000 long-term care nurses, »

Health, Politics, Society

NDP set to table private member’s pharmacare bill next week

Parliament resumes next week and Canadians will likely get a better reading on how far away the country is from a universal pharmacare plan. During last fall’s federal election, both the Liberals and the New Democrats promised to introduce universal »