Andrea Fisher,Parish Nurse at OUC, along with Reverend Linda McLaren CHC Board Member for United Church of Canada, Chaplain Coordinating Minister for Garneau United Church Ashbourne-Assisted Living Unit, (pictured) attended the Canadian Health Coalition (CHC) Fundraising Gala hosted on April 2, 2019 at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. The gala celebrated 40 years of public health care advocacy; protecting, defending and expanding public health care.
The event was MC’d by Chair Pauline Worsfold, RN and guests were served a delicious 4 course meal. Canadian leaders working on issues to protect and expand public health care were recognized with Guardian of Public Health Care Awards. The evening ended with entertainer and motivational mental health speaker, Big Daddy Tazz who addressed ongoing mental health issues in Canada.
The CHC is a public advocacy organization dedicated to the preservation and improvement of public health care in Canada. Membership is comprised of national organizations representing health care workers, nurses, seniors, churches, anti-poverty groups, women groups and trade unions, as well as affiliated coalitions across Canada. CHC works to ensure that governments throughout Canada renew their commitment to protect and expand Canada’s public health care system.