Cuts to the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP) & its implications on child & youth refugee claimants

Scenario Jasmine and Robert came to Canada on July 12 of 2011 as refugee claimants. Their older son Paul is twelve years old and Jasmine is pregnant again. When they arrived in Canada, they felt good, because they were safe and they had all that they needed: They received help for food and shelter from Ontario…