Events

Vancouver & District Labour Council Women's Committee invites you to: 100 YEARS OF CELEBRATING WOMEN Thursday, March 3 Doors Open: 5:30 p.m. Dinner: 6:45 p.m. Fraserview Hall 8240 Fraser Street Please see attached poster for more details and to please post.

Join Libby Davies, MP and Don Davies, MP, for an important discussion. Thursday, January 20th: 7pm to 9pm Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House 800 East Broadway @ Prince Albert, 1 block east of Fraser With special guest panelists: • Megan Leslie and Adrian Dix, Federal NDP and BC NDP Health Critics • Rachel Tutte, Co-Chair of the BC Health Coalition •...

In past years, the Health Sciences Association has marked the holiday season with cards of thanks and greetings to activists, colleagues, supporters and suppliers to thank you for the work you do with us throughout the year. This year, HSA has instead made a financial contribution to the B.C. Branch of the Canadian Association of Food Banks. The association works...

HSA members who work at CML Healthcare on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland have voted to accept a new contract providing significant gains. The ratification votes were held last week. For highlights of the agreement, see the November 23, 2010 bulletin . Printer-friendly version.

By Anne Davis HSA member and transition house worker The call comes late at night. A woman is weeping; she says she has been beaten. Its not the first time and the attacks are more brutal each time. She is hurting and scared and doesnt know what to do. She thought her children were sleeping but now she knows the...

This week is National Medicare Week and a time to celebrate a defining feature of Canada. And this year the timing could not be more critical. Promoters of for-profit, privatized health care are on the offensive. Key figures in the federal government have made calls to dismantle national Medicare and end federal health transfers to the provinces. We are increasingly...

Are you concerned about the BC government's introduction of hospital user fees? Worried about the state of Home and Community Care for seniors and disabilities? Troubled by the growth of for-profit clinics and their legal attack on Medicare? Federal Liberal Health Critic Ujjal Dosanjh has organized a Special Town Hall meeting on the future of Canadian Health Care to in...

Tomorrow night, please join fellow health science professionals in a celebration of the life of Kully Sekhon. Kully was a highly respected Victoria-area social worker who helped thousands of people during the course of her career in acute, residential, and community care. When Kullys life was cut short by cancer last fall, her colleagues came together to propose an education...

The Health Sciences Association is adding the unions voice to concerns raised by a group of concerned advocates for community living services and supports. The group is asking for the circulation of a letter sent today to Jane Holland, BCs Advocate for Service Quality. It represents an unprecedented joint effort by community groups and organizations representing adults with developmental disabilities...

Hundreds of HSA members across the province participated in Sunday's Run for the Cure. Charmaine Nathan (medical radiation clinical educator, St. Paul's Hospital) brought her daughter. Send us yourphotos! If we use your photo on our website or in The Report magazine, we'll send you a gift package. Send your photos to @email