Canada’s premiers renew call for new health-care partnership with feds

Nunavut Premier P.J. Akeeagok says increasing Canada Health Transfer will benefit Inuit who travel for specialized care

Canada’s 13 premiers reiterated their call for a new health-care partnership with the federal government in a news conference Friday. Following a meeting in Winnipeg, they called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to increase the federal government’s contribution to the Canada Health Transfer to 35 per cent from 22 per cent. They are requesting the...

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