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The Globe and Mail backs universal Pharmacare

Pharmacare: A Plan for Everyone

 

A message from CLC President Hassan Yussuff

Great news!

The Globe and Mail has come out in full support of a universal prescription plan. In an editorial published this week, the Globe’s editors conclude that pharmacare is the unfinished business of Medicare.

“Canada has the opportunity to do better; to improve the average Canadian’s access to necessary medicines while lowering the bill for businesses, taxpayers and citizens,” write the editors.

Read the first of a series on the topic linked here.

Decision makers across the country read the Globe and Mail every day. It influences politics and lawmaking.

This milestone comes at a critical moment. The Advisory Council is currently drafting a report to Parliament on the issue.

Let’s amplify the Globe and Mail’s strong support for universal pharmacare. Share the editorial on Twitter and Facebook or forward this email to your friends and family. Plus, invite them to join our campaign at www.aplanforeveryone.ca.

We’re getting closer to winning this for everyone.

Hassan Yussuff,
President
Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of Canada’s unions

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