Tag Archives: Interim Federal Health Program

Statistics Show Bogus Asylum Seekers Racking Up Health Care Costs

Immigration Canada released statistics on health care spending for refugee claimants yesterday to bolster its case that the recent scaling back of free health care for those awaiting refugee decisions was necessary. The statistics show that refugee claimants from Mexico, Hungary, Colombia, the United States and Jamaica, all countries that do not have a record of human rights abuse and […]

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Health Workers Associations Lobby against Cuts to Refugee Health Care

Health workers groups held several rallies across Canadian cities yesterday to protest government cuts to health care programs for refugees. As part of its deficit reduction program, the federal government is cutting medical services provided at no cost to refugees through the Interim Federal Health Program, limiting free services to emergency health care and treatment of chronic conditions that pose a public […]

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