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Public health care advocates call on Premier Clark to commit to a renegotiated federal-provincial health accord

Joint letter sent to Premier Clark in advance of July 25-27 Council of the Federation meeting in Halifax warns that public health care will suffer without Ottawa's coordination The BC Health Coalition, Canadian Doctors for Medicare and the Council of Canadians are urging Premier Clark to work with her provincial counterparts to call the federal government to the health care negotiating table.

The groups are concerned that Canadian health care will become increasingly fragmented and costly without leadership and investment from Ottawa and have called for a renegotiated federal-provincial health accord. The current accord expires in 2014.

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