Refugee health fight will carry on to the ballot box

When our government acts badly, the final role is not for the courts, it is for citizens.

Embassy Photo: Carl Meyer
Dr. Doug Gruner speaks at a June protest on Parliament Hill against cuts to government-funded health-care benefits for refugees and refugee claimants.
Peter Showler
Published: Wednesday, 07/09/2014 12:00 am EDT

What do we do when our government imposes bad policy with bad consequences on particular groups of people within Canadian society? Some of the answers to that question have been provided in the recent Federal Court decision on refugee health cuts.

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