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RELEASE: Ontario Election 2018 Health Care Resources

Posted: June 4, 2018

Click on each heading for Ontario election resources:


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Election Platform- top issues and “asks” for our political parties

Media Release Provincial Election Platform release

Health Care Questions for Candidates

 All Candidates’ Meetings

Media coverage of Health Coalition key health care issues and events

**New Videos – watch here!

Click on the arrow to see new video on Ontario’s hospital bed cuts crisis and what we can do to fix it this election. Note: if embedded video above does not work in your browser, please go to: OHC hospital crisis 2018 YouTube video

Click on the arrow to see new video on rebuilding our health care — what we should ask of our politicians this election. If the video above does not work in your browser, please go to: Time to Rebuild Our Health Care – What to Ask of Our Politicians this Election 

Vote Public Health Care Logo (click on picture to download)

** New Concerns Over Doug Ford’s Budget Plan and What it Means for Health Care

Doug Ford must answer key questions on his “murky” health care plans urges Ontario Health Coalition


Doug Ford Budget Plan Analyses Show Billions in Cuts for Public Services, see the following economic analyses reported in the last week:

** New OHC Releases:

$22 billion in cuts planned by Mr. Ford, worse than Harris, we are “extremely worried”

Deeply concerned about Doug Ford’s new revenue cuts, comparison of parties’ commitments on key health care issues

Ontario Health Coalition All Candidates’ Meetings

The following is a list of health coalition supported all candidates’ debates at the time of publication. Please contact your local health coalition for more information.  The following list is in order by date.

Guelph/Wellington Thursday, May 10, 7:00 p.m.

Italian Canadian Club 135 Ferguson St., Guelph

For more information:  George Kelly, Guelph/Wellington Coalition for Social Justice

Port Hope Northumberland Community Health Centre

May 10, 2018 For more information:

Chatham Kent Leamington Riding

May 10, 2018, 7 pm to 9 pm Smitty’s Restaurant, Aristo’s meeting room, Grand Ave, Chatham

Chatham Kent Health Coalition-RNAO

Lambton Kent Middlesex Riding

May 12, 2018 2 pm to 4 pm Royal Canadian Legion 52 Margaret Ave., Wallaceburg

Wallaceburg-WIFN Health Coalition-RNAO


Monday, May 14, 6:30 p.m. –  9:00 p.m. Peterborough Public Health, 185 King St., 2nd Floor, Peterborough

Contact Roy:  705-745-2446  Peterborough Health Coalition

St. Catharines

St. Catharines Riding Monday, May 14, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. The Robby, Robertson Hall, 85 Church St., St. Catharines

Contact:  Sue Hotte 905-932-1646 Niagara Health Coalition


May 16, 2018, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm Sarnia Lambton Riding, Sarnia Library Theatre, Christina St.

Sarnia-Lambton Health Coalition/RNAO

Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls Riding Thursday, May 17, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Gale Centre, 5152 Thorold Stone Rd., Niagara Falls

Contact:  Sue Hotte 905-932-1646 Niagara Health Coalition


Tuesday, May 22, 6:30 p.m. School of Social Work, Pitt & Ferry (Downtown) Windsor

Co-sponsored by: Canadian Federation of University Women – Windsor Chapter, Citizens for an Accountable Mega-hospital Planning Process (CAMPP), Council of Canadians – Windsor-Essex Chapter, Mega Hospital Mistake,
Ontario Council of Hospital Unions/CUPE (OCHU), Ontario Health Coalition – Windsor-Essex Chapter, Voices Against Poverty, WOW – Windsor on Watch


Wednesday, May 23, 7:00 p.m. PSAC Building, JK Wyllie Boardroom 233 Gilmour Street

For more information Contact Al: Ottawa Health Coalition


Wednesday, May 23, 6:30 p.m. Regent Theatre on King St.

Note: this is an all candidates’ meeting for the Oshawa riding covering a number of issues, including health care

It is sponsored by a coalition of local groups and supported by the Durham Health Coalition


Niagara Centre Riding Wednesday, May 23, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Welland Community Hall, Welland Arena, 501 King St.

Contact:  Sue Hotte 905-932-1646 Niagara Health Coalition

London North Centre Riding

Thursday, May 24, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Wolf Performance Hall, 251 Dundas St., London

Contact:  Jeff Hanks  226-448-3067 London Health Coalition-RNAO


Niagara West Riding Thursday, May 24, 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Livingston Activity Centre, 18 Livingston Avenue

Contact:  Sue Hotte 905-932-1646 Niagara Health Coalition