06 May Province Wide Day of Action on Home Care Today at Noon

Note: Truro location postponed MEDIA ADVISORY “Dish Towel Demos” Halifax (May 6/15) The Nova Scotia Citizens’ Health Care Network is organizing rallies outside 9 MLA offices around the province on Wednesday at noon. Patients, concerned citizens and health professionals will call on the Liberal government to reject competitive bidding in home care and instead move to protect care and caregivers. Health Minister Leo Glavine has said he does not believe “home support workers should be paid $18 an hour to wash dishes.” Demonstrators will bring dish towels to clear up Glavine’s misconceptions, and to ‘clean up’ the mess he’s making in home care. They’ll...

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30 Apr Provincial Day of Action: Keep the Heart in Home Care

At noon on Wednesday, May 6, we're hosting a province wide day of action. We're targeting 9 MLA's around the province and calling on them to keep the heart in home care. Join us and tell your local MLA to  "Protect care & caregivers!" #CareforHomeCare Locations (All at 12pm noon):  Amherst Liberal MLA Terrry Farrell's office, 10b Havelock Street https://www.facebook.com/events/1592184271051378/ Antigonish Liberal Randy Delorey's Office, 155 Main Street Bridgewater Liberal  Mark Furey's office, 425 King Street https://www.facebook.com/events/1409754502679645/ Glace Bay Liberal Geoff MacLellan's office, Peoples Mall 219 Commercial Street https://www.facebook.com/events/978440412175725/ Halifax  1) Liberal MLA Joachim Stroink's office 6270 Quinpool Road 2)  Finance Minister Diana Whalen's office 287 Lacewood Drive Kingston  Health Minister Leo Glavine's office, GW Sampson Building 694 Main Street New Glasgow PC Tim Houston's office 2042 Queen Street Westville https://www.facebook.com/events/439700826206948/ Yarmouth Liberal Zach Churchill's office, 396...

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18 Apr Provincial Tour: Future of Homecare Meetings

The Future of Home Care: People or Profit? Join us for an interactive panel discussion on the proposed changes to home care         Day of Action: Wednedsay May 6th: https://www.facebook.com/events/825228194218819/ Sydney -Tuesday, April 21, 7-9pm Legion Branch 128, 10 Wesley St, Whitney Pier, https://www.facebook.com/events/361838080683051/ Amherst - Thursday, April 30th6:30-8:30pmRoyal Canadian Legion Branch 10, 47 Laplanche Road,https://www.facebook.com/events/449042711936855/Halifax - Monday, May 4th 6:30-8:30pm Linsdey Children's room, 2nd floor, Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd https://www.facebook.com/events/936692993029437/   More events to come for Yarmouth, Liverpool and more. For more information email James at NSHealthCoalition.ca...

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18 Jul Flash Mob Today!

Exercise Flash Mob Draws Attention to Council of the Federation Meetings Halifax, NS – The Nova Scotia Citizens’ Health Care Network and Council of Canadians host an exercise flash mob today at 12 noon at the Spring Garden Road Library.  The flash mob is designed to draw attention to the Council of the Federation meetings being held in Halifax from July 25-27.  Canada’s Premiers will be meeting here in Halifax and the future of public health care is on their agenda.  Actions will also be held on Wednesday in Ontario and BC and on Thursday in PEI.
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