Public healthcare rests on the pillars of universality, portability, accessibility, comprehensiveness and accountability. These pillars can only be guaranteed through public sector delivery of fully and adequately funded services in publicly owned institutions. Private sector involvement not only cannot support these pillars, but it actively undermines them.
Put peoples’ health before profit!
The Communist Party of Canada (Ontario) condemns the Ontario government’s latest decisions to significantly restrict access to COVID-19 testing, contact tracing and reporting, and to halve isolation requirements. These political decisions will inevitably result in more unnecessary disease and deaths.(more…)
At the 31st Ontario Convention of the Communist Party of Canada, delegates from across the province called for urgent measures to be taken towards ending the ongoing opioid epidemic. With the social distancing measures, combined with overwhelmed and underfunded health care services, the COVID-19 pandemic has severely exacerbated and accelerated Read more…
Last week the Premier’s own health advisors said a stay-at-home order was necessary to bring the third wave under control. The government has again failed to act.
Ford’s continued failures are deliberate and a result of his government consistently siding with corporate interests whenever they conflict with human health.(more…)