Monthly Archives: January 2018

Universal Pharmacare

“It is time to finish writing the final chapter in Medicare’s story.”

We need your help.

Right now, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health is writing their report to Parliament on Pharmacare. What they say will define the debate and shape how our Federal Government addresses Pharmacare.

Canada’s provincial and territorial health ministers announced in October that they have federal support to explore the feasibility of a national universal Pharmacare program for prescription drugs.

Please write to your elected officials at both the provincial and federal levels to tell them you support the implementation of a single national universal drug plan which would cover medically necessary prescription drugs for all Canadians, regardless of their ability to pay.

Research shows that it only takes 10 constituents contacting their elected official to cause them to act.

With both the federal and Ontario elections coming up, the time is right!

Need ideas for your letter? Find samples in Members Only under Advocacy, Pharmacare letter writing campaign.


The badminton group has returned from its holiday hiatus. Come out and play with the club at the Church of the Ascension at 33 Overland Drive, across from the Shops at Don Mills.  Just bring your shoes and racquet.

We meet Mondays 10-12 and Thursdays 1:30-3:30. Try us out a couple of times for free; $3 per visit after that. Or pay $30 for the winter/spring season.

Parking is free at the back of the church; enter the church through the rear doors.