21 Oct Oct 21/11 – Media Release: Mike McBane to Speak in Halifax

Friday, 21 October 2011

Canadian Health Coalition National Coordinator to Speak in Halifax

Halifax, NS – Mike McBane, National Coordinator of the Canadian Health Coalition will address the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour Convention on Sunday, Oct 23rd at 7:15 pm at the Holiday Inn Halifax Harbourview Hotel in Dartmouth.

McBane will speak on the coming 2014 Health Accord and what possibilities exist at both the federal and provincial levels.  The 2014 Health Accord is a negotiated agreement between the provincial, territorial and federal governments on funding for public health care into the future.

“Canadians want and expect national leadership but we will need to be active and mobilized across the country to push the conversation in the right direction and make sure patients needs are met,” says McBane.


For more information please contact:


Mike McBane
National Coordinator
Canadian Health Coalition
Cell – (613) 277-6295

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


About the Canadian Health Coalition:

The Canadian Health Coalition is a public advocacy organization dedicated to the preservation and improvement of Medicare.

Our membership is comprised of national organizations representing nurses, health care workers, seniors, churches, anti-poverty groups, women and trade unions, as well as affiliated coalitions in 9 provinces and one territory.