Saskatchewan Health Coalition
Fifty years ago this July, Saskatchewan people made history by establishing the first universal public health insurance program in North America. Saskatchewan’s Medical Care Insurance Act took effect on July 1, 1962.
Other provinces and the Canadian government followed Saskatchewan’s lead. Medicare quickly became a cherished national program and a defining characteristic of what makes us Canadian.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Medicare in Saskatchewan, the Saskatchewan Health Coalition would like the ______ of __________ to proclaim July 2012 as Medicare month.
The Coalition has produced streets banners and signs to mark this important occasion.
Encourage your community to support our Proclamation.