Unions, doctors and health care advocates call for pharmacare

HAMILTON, Ontario, March 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Canadian Labour Congress will host a town hall discussion on pharmacare from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7 at the Liuna Station in Hamilton. The event will feature CLC President Hassan Yussuff on why Canada’s unions believe everyone with a health card should have prescription drug coverage. He’ll be joined by pharmacare experts, including the University of British Columbia’s Dr. Steve Morgan, Canadian Doctors for Medicare’s Dr. Brian Hutchison, and Dr. Gordon Guyatt of the Ontario Health Coalition.

What:  Town hall discussion on pharmacare
When:  6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 7
Where:  Liuna Station
   360 James Street North, Hamilton, ON
Who:  Hassan Yussuff, President, Canadian Labour Congress
   Dr. Steve Morgan, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
   Dr. Brian Hutchison, Canadian Doctors for Medicare
   Dr. Gordon Guyatt, Ontario Health Coalition

For more information or to arrange an interview in advance of the event, please contact:

Chantal St-Denis
CLC Communications
Email: cstdenis@clc-ctc.ca