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NDP pharmacare bill gets its moment in the sun

By Peter Mazereeuw      

The bill would do what a Liberal-struck expert panel recommended. The Liberals don’t like it. 

NDP MP Peter Julian is sponsoring a private member's bill that would establish a Canada Pharmacare Act. MPs will vote on the bill for the first time on Feb. 24. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The Liberal government has promised to deliver universal pharmacare, and the opposition New Democrats are giving them a chance to write a pharmacare program into Canadian law. 

Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is a deputy editor for The Hill Times covering politics, legislation, and the Senate.
- peter@hilltimes.com


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