Charter and Covenant

“…Churches have been involved in the provision of health care services in Canada since the mid 17th century….Many other religious groups comprised especially of religious women and Christian laypersons have been in the forefront of every effort against disease that this country has known. What explains such active involvement in health care?…”

Charter and Covenant: The Churches and the Struggle for Public Health Care in Canada, by Joe Gunn

Fact Sheets on Health Care Issues in Canada

From 2001 to 2006, The Ecumenical Health Care Network prepared eight fact sheets, available in PDF format. Feel free to distribute them in your church, neighbourhood and work community.

The Canadian Council of Churches - Le Conseil Canadien Des Églises

47 Queen's Park Crescent East
Toronto, ON
M5S 2C3

T: 416.972.9494
TF: 1.866.822.7645

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