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November Actions

ON COVID-19 Pandemic Response and recovery : 

  • Access to Medicines:  URGENT!  Write as soon as you can to Ministers Mary Ng and Navdeep Bains to urge Canada to support a proposal at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to temporarily suspend patent provisions for all medical products needed to control the coronavirus pandemic in order to ensure access for all.  Click here for more details.


  • Help us thank the Canadian government for recent investments in International Assistance. Simply write a short thank you email to the Prime Minister and Minister of International Development Karina Gould for recent COVID response commitments. The GRAN Co-Chairs have sent them a thank you email on behalf of GRAN. Please add your voice.  Click here for the full text of our recent GRAN Action request where you will find their email addresses and a list of recent government commitments.



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International Day of Older Persons

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