OPSEU Diablogue: Refugee Health: The Harper government blinks

The Harper government blinked this week. Determined to bulldoze through unpopular cuts to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) for refugees, the government partially backed off claiming they were simply “clarifying the wording” on the plan. The plan provides interim comprehensive … Continue reading →

OPSEU Diablogue: Changes to Interim Federal Health plan places communities at risk — AMMI

Changes to the Interim Federal Health plan for refugees may result in higher costs and place communities at risk says the Association of Medical Microbiology and Infectious Disease Canada (AMMI). In a June 18 letter signed by AMMI President Dr. A. … Continue reading →