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CanadaBernie Sanders to join insulin caravan to Windsor, Ont.

16:37  13 july  2019
16:37  13 july  2019 Source:   cbc.ca

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Bernie Sanders to join insulin caravan to Windsor, Ont.© Win McNamee/Getty Images Bernie Sanders will join the next caravan to Canada for Americans to purchase insulin. Bernie Sanders will join the next caravan to Canada for Americans to purchase insulin.

Sanders announced Thursday he plans to come to Windsor, Ont. through Detroit, Mich. to "spotlight greed" existing in the American healthcare industry.

He joins people with Type 1 diabetes who have been coming to Canada to purchase insulin — the drug costs about $30 in Canada, compared to about $300 in the United States.

"We can't wait for drug companies to lower prices," tweeted Sanders. "Americans need relief now."

Not the first time Sanders has taken a stand

Sanders is no stranger to coming with Americans to Canada to purchase medication. In 1999, Sanders joined women with breast cancer in crossing the border.

Sanders is currently the U.S. Senator, from Vermont, and is running for the presidency of the United States.

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Oldest ship in Royal Canadian Navy visits Windsor, opens for tours.
It may be 98 years old, but the HMCS Oriole still sails like it did in 1921. The oldest ship in the Royal Canadian Navy arrived in Windsor Friday as part of its three-month tour of cities along the St. Lawrence Seaway. Called the “Great Lakes Deployment,” the visit gives members of the public a chance to hop on board and see the 102-foot vessel up close. “She (the HMCS Oriole) is definitely special,” said the tall ship’s Commanding Officer Lt.-Cmdr. Drew Foran on Friday. “The majority of people are impressed by what it looks like. It’s a very romantic looking boat.

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