Ontario Reinstates Healthcare Coverage for Refugees

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On January 1st 2014, Ontario followed the lead of four other Canadian provinces to reinstate healthcare coverage for refugees who have been denied medical care once provided by the Canadian federal government. Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, and Quebec have already put temporary programs in place to ensure that refugee claimants at any stage of their asylum process are able to access basic, supplementary and emergency healthcare services.

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