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NURS 3052 Virtual Library Workshop: Part 4: Canada Health Act

The Law: Exploring Legal Documents & the Canada Health Act

Legal documents provide valuable information to support your research and learning about the right to health care in Canada. Federal and provincial/territorial documents such as the Canada Health Act or legislation can be accessed online. 

A selection of legal sources are outlined below.

Try It!

Access the Canada Health Act and browse through the document while considering the topic of private vs. public health care in Canada.

What information does the Canada Health Act provide about the government's responsibility toward the health of Canadians?
What rights do Canadians have in regard to health care?