For over two decades, the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU) has been advocating for a national pharmacare plan. Now, as the costs of prescription drugs continue to rise, putting pressures on a health care system that is already stretched to the limit, the CFNU is gaining some new allies.
2 million Canadians incur over $1,000 per year in household expenses for prescription drugs… because of chronic illness, most do so year-after-year. Canadians without insurance are 4x more likely to skip prescriptions because of costs. Read more>>