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A Community Coalition in Defense of Public Medicare

Document type Book chapter
Author Mehra, Natalie
Series Editor Schenk, Christopher Robert
Editor Schenk, Christopher Robert
Series Editor Kumar, Pradeep
Editor Kumar, Pradeep
Book Paths to Union Renewal: Canadian Experiences
Publisher Broadview Press; Peterborough, Ont.
Date 2006
ISBN 1559130587
Pages 261-275


Case study of unions mobilizing with community groups to defend public Medicare in Canada. The catalyst for the national campaign in 2001-02 was the royal commission on the future of health care in Canada, chaired by Roy Romanow.


Abstract by Desmond Maley.