In Canada, we currently rely on employer-based benefits to provide medication coverage. Wellesley Institute research has found that as a result of this, over 1 in 5 Ontario workers did not have pharma benefits pre-COVID-19, and that the benefit gap hits some of Ontarians harder than others. Part-time, younger, racialized and immigrant workers were all less likely to have benefits.
Singh demands Afghan interpreters' families be allowed into Canada as Taliban surges
Singh says the resettlement program needs to be expanded.