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URGENT: Your support needed for ambulance paramedics

Please join CUPE members and striking Ambulance Paramedics (CUPE 873) who will be holding a midday rally outside the Vancouver Olympic Organizing Committee headquarters in Vancouver. The B.C. Liberal government introduced -back-to-work" legislation against the Paramedics following an edict from VANOC directing them to end the strike.

Date: Friday, November 6, 2009
Time: 11:30 am
Place: VANOC HQ ... 3585 Graveley St. at Boundary

Rallies planned to oppose termination of autism programs

Families are planning rallies in the coming weeks to fight the cut in funding for autism services for children.
HSA President Reid Johnson will join the Kelowna rally Sunday October 18 at 11 a.m.
  • Date: Sunday, October 18th
  • Time: 11 am - 1 pm
  • Place: Kerry Park/The Sails (downtown Kelowna on Bernard Avenue)

March and rally to support BC's ambulance paramedics tomorrow

British Columbia's Ambulance Paramedics - members of CUPE Local 873 - are
still fighting for a fair contract.

Please join them tomorrow - Friday,  September 18 - for a march and rally
in Richmond, BC  and show your support for their struggle with the Campbell
government.

Marchers will assemble on the Elmbridge Way sidewalk at the north side of
the Sheraton Airport Inn (formerly the Best Western Richmond) located at
7551 Westminster Highway just West of Minoru Blvd. 

Countdown is on to October 4 Run for the Cure

As BC leaders in the fight to end breast cancer, the Health Sciences Association of BC is an active participant in the annual Run for the Cure, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation's most important fundraising event of the year.

As health sciences professionals, HSA members are the key health professionals breast cancer patients count on for the diagnosis and treatment of, and rehabilition from breast cancer.

Labour Day Family Picnic

Join HSA, the BC Federation of Labour and other colleagues for a fun and relaxing family day Monday, September 7 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the annual Labour Day Picnic at John Hendry Park (Trout Lake) by Nanaimo Skytrain Station.

The day will include family entertainment, fun (games and prizes), and food ($0.50 hotdogs, drinks & corn on the cob).

Bring a picnic, stay for an hour or stay for the day.

Click here to download the poster, and for directions to John Hedrey Park.