Insurers and healthcare groups collaborate to help providers and patients better understand health insurance benefits

The Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association together with the Extended Healthcare Professionals Coalition (EHPC), a group of leading healthcare associations, have produced a new guide that will help healthcare providers and their patients better understand how private health insurance works.

Health and Social Service Professional Associations call for the creation of a new Cabinet position: Minister of Mental Health and Wellbeing

 
October 29, 2019 - Letter to Prime Minster Trudeau - As national organizations, representing over 238,000 professionals on the front lines of service delivery, we urge the creation of a new Cabinet position: Minister of Mental Health and Wellbeing.

 

CASW Post-Election Letters to Parliamentarians

October 24, 2019 - Following the 2019 federal election, CASW sent letters to key federal Parliamentarians making recommendations for the future of mental health in Canada. 

CASW Recommends Mental Health Parity

October 23, 2019 - CASW today releases a major paper recommending Mental Health Parity in Canada, including complementary measures as well as the creation of a new federal Minister of Mental Health and Well-Being. 

Health care providers band together to advocate for investments in primary care

October 3, 2019 - Today, leaders from the Canadian Association of Social Workers, the Canadian Medical Association, the Canadian Nurses Association and the College of Family Physicians of Canada gathered in Vancouver to call on federal party leaders to commit to establishing a targeted $1.2 billion Primary Health Care Transition Fund.

Letter to the Canadian Debate Production Partnership

October 3, 2019 - We were disheartened to see that the issue of health and health care is not part of your line-up for the upcoming Federal Leaders’ Debates...

2019 Election Hub

September 11, 2019 - The Federal Election will take place October 21, 2019. The hub brings together a variety of resources and other tools to help you make your decision in election 2019.

The Canadian Association of Social Workers Provides Recommendations for a Safer, Better Canada for Sex-Workers

August 28, 2019 - Today the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) publishes Decriminalization, Exit Strategies, and the Social Determinants of Health: A three-pronged approach to health, safety and dignity for sex workers. 

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