Global National: Feb. 23, 2024 | Canadian government reaches national pharmacare program deal

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In tonight’s top story: After months of negotiations, the minority Liberal government and the NDP say they have reached a deal to start a new national pharmacare program in Canada, according to NDP leader Jagmeet Singh. The deal is a critical piece of the supply-and-confidence agreement between the two parties and comes ahead of a March 1 deadline to table legislation. The final details of the offer will be presented soon, and will include coverage for birth control and diabetes medication. David Baxter has the details.

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