Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care (CDFRC) is an organization dedicated to restoring the health coverage lost by refugee claimants after the cuts to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFH) by the Harper Government. CDFRC is organizing a “National Week of Reckoning” initiative, in which demonstrators from across the country would visit the campaign offices of Conservative candidates to demand they support the restoration of full health coverage to refugee populations on the week of October 5th to October 10th.
Overcome the Gap McMaster, an organization which empowers student advocacy on social justice issues, has been collaborating with medical students, undergrads and physicians here at McMaster to stage demonstrations on Wednesday October 7th and Thursday October 8th.
If you are interested in participating or getting involved, check out their facebook event and contact the organizers. https://www.facebook.com/events/505931489566771/