Unions, employers and doctors call for pharmacare

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Canadian Labour Congress will host a town hall discussion on pharmacare from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 21 in the Arbutus Ballroom of the Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre in Vancouver. 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, and Anita Huberman, CEO of the Surrey Board of Trade.

     
What:   Town hall discussion on pharmacare
     
When:   6:30 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 21
     
Where:   Holiday Inn Vancouver Centre – Arbutus Ballroom,
    711 W Broadway, Vancouver, BC
     
Who:   Hassan Yussuff, President, Canadian Labour Congress
    Dr. Steve Morgan, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
    Anita Huberman, CEO, Surrey Board of Trade
     

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

Chantal St-Denis
CLC Communications
613-355-1962
cstdenis@clc-ctc.ca

As of 5 p.m. (EST) on February 16, please contact:

Kerry Pither
National Director, CLC Communications
kpither@clc-ctc.ca
613-294-2203

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