24 Aug Aug 24/11 – Media Release: Tour arrives in Sydney

Wednesday, 24 August 2011

Health Network Tour Arrives in Sydney


Sydney, NS – The Nova Scotia Citizens’ Health Care Network’s summer tour arrives in Sydney today.  The Health Network is working to raise awareness’ around the coming 2014 Health Accord.

“Our message is very simple,” says Kyle Buott, Coordinator of the Health Network.  “In 2014 the politicians need to protect public health care by stopping privatization, strengthen Medicare through long-term funding and new national standards, and most importantly, extend Medicare to include pharmacare and long-term care.”

The Health Network is organizing mini-rally for 3:00 pm this afternoon outside the CBRM Civic Centre (near the stage).  This action is co-sponsored by the AIDS Coalition of Cape Breton.

To get a window sign contact kyle@nshealthcoalition.ca .  Tour updates are available at http://nscitizenshealthcarenetwork.wordpress.com/ or on Twitter: @NSHealthNetwork.



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For more information please contact:

Kyle Buott
Nova Scotia Citizens’ Health Care Network
Work – (902) 406-9422
Cell – (902) 478-0239



About the Nova Scotia Citizens’ Health Care Network:

Formed in 1996, the Nova Scotia Citizens’ Health Care Network’s goal is to stop the privatization of the public health care system, ensure high levels of care, and create a forum for people and communities to discuss issues in health care.

The Network is a coalition of local health committees, community groups, organized labour, faith groups and individuals dedicated to protecting and advancing public health care to include services like pharmacare, dental care and long-term and home care.

The Network is political but non-partisan and receives no government funding.