Yesterday doctors, nurses, health workers and concerned members of the public held rallies across Canada to demand restoration of federal funding for the Interim Federal Health Program which provides health care for refugees and asylum seekers in Canada.
Here are some photos from the Vancouver rally.
BC doctors, nurses protest refugee health cuts
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Refugees ask feds to restore benefits
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