Refugee Health Care Canada

Ontario Premier: Ottawa 'Irresponsible' On Refugee Health Care

CP | Keith Leslie, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Ontario is providing health care coverage for refugee claimants because the federal government abdicated its responsibility, Premier Kathlee...

Tories Considered Limiting Refugees With Health Problems: Docs

CP | Benjamin Shingler, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.03.2013 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - The federal government has examined setting limits on the number of refugees that Canada takes in with health problems, such as trauma from...

How Kenney Is Killing Refugee Health Care

Ritika Goel | Posted 02.13.2013 | Canada Politics
Ritika Goel

Today, Jason Kenney and the Conservative government announce a controversial list of countries that will determine who does and does not get access to healthcare in this country. This is what the government has facetiously called "public health and safety coverage" illuminating their limited understanding of the field of public health. As a family doctor working with refugees and refugee claimants, the potential impacts of this policy are horrifying. We will no doubt see individuals left with no choice but to allow their health to worsen before seeking services. It seems to me that this is a lose-lose situation.

Tories' MP Doctor Attacks Liberal 'Desperation' On Refugees

CBC | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada Politics

Two Liberal MPs are calling on the only medical doctor in the Conservative caucus to oppose cuts to a program that provides health-care services to re...

Althia Raj

WATCH: Doctor Crashes Health Minister's Press Conference

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 06.29.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — A family doctor crashed a funding announcement by Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq Wednesday as part of an aggressive campaign by some health...