Media Coverage of Open Letter to Joe Oliver re: Budget Bill
Health for All, along with 160 organizations, signed an open letter to Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, condemning the Budget Bill which includes provisions that will allow provinces to deny social assistance to refugee claimants, and potentially some groups of immigrants and nonstatus people. We oppose such a measure and deem this cruel and unusual. The media coverage of this action is below:
On November 19, 2014, Health for All member Ritika Goel did the CBC morning show rounds across the country. Listen to one of the interviews from CBC Manitoba here – clip starts at 11:00.
Op-ed in Toronto Star by Romero House: Canada Takes Another Step Away from Once Humane Refugee Policy