MEDIA ADVISORY: Health care providers to call on Premier to urge renegotiation of Health Accord with looming funding cuts of over $1 billion to Saskatchewan

REGINA –  Representatives of Saskatchewan health care providers will be holding a press conference to call on the Premier to urge renegotiation of Canada’s Health Accord which expires March 31, 2014 – marking the end to stable funding from the Federal Government and looming cuts of $1.1 billion to Saskatchewan’s share of federal health care funding over ten years beginning in 2017.


  • Tom Graham, President, Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) – Saskatchewan
  • Tracy Zambory, President, Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN)
  • Dr. Sally Mahood, Family Physician and Associate Professor, Family Medicine, University of Saskatchewan


  • Press conference.  Photo opportunity available.


  • Monday, March 31, 2014 at 10:00 a.m.


  • Campania A (Convention level), Delta Hotel, Regina (1919 Saskatchewan Drive)

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For more information, please contact:

Nathan Markwart
Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) – Saskatchewan
Office: 306-757-1009
Cell: 306-537-9426

Lars Murran
Saskatchewan Union of Nurses (SUN)
Office: 306-566-5582
Cell: 306-526-9175