Health care forum will touch on USMCA impacts

Colleen Fuller, a researcher in the field of health-care policy, will be the guest speaker at a forum this Thursday in support of public health care.

The Council of Canadians-hosted event will be held at 
St. Andrews on the Square, 159 Seymour St., at 7 p.m..

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Fuller will be speaking on the Dr. Brian Day court case — the constitutional challenge to B.C.’s restrictions on access to private health care and its impact on the public health-care system.

She will also touch on the newly minted USMCA agreement that is replacing NAFTA and what it means to the promise of Pharmacare.

Also speaking at the forum will be Rick Turner form the Kamloops Health Coalition and Barb Nederpal from the Kamloops & District Labour Council, Hospital Employees’ Union.

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