Events

The registration deadline is fast-approaching for attendance at the alll-candidates' meetings in HSA's election for a new president for the first time in 14 years, as Cindy Stewart has announced she will not be seeking re-election. A series of three all-candidates' meetings to give convention delegates an opportunity to meet the presidential candidates, hear their vision for the union and...

The B.C. Health Coalition is calling on the provincial government to suspend plans to privatize health services during the course of its year-long conversation on health. Download the BC Health Coalition news release here.

Saturday, February 10th 7:30 am start to 9:15 am Days Inn - 9850 King George Highway (outside hotel) Download poster here

(first web-posted January 17, 2007) Delegates to the 2007 HSA Convention will elect a new union president for the first time in 14 years. As this marks a major change in the leadership of the union, HSA will be holding a series of three all-candidate meetings to give chief stewards an opportunity to meet the presidential candidates, hear their vision...

The Municipal Pension Plan is hosting retirement seminars in the coming months at various locations throughout B.C. Who can attend? All plan members are welcome, including those receiving long-term disability (LTD) benefits. There is no charge to attend and guests and spouses are invited. What does the seminar cover? The basics of the penion plan are explained and the retirement...

HSA is offering scholarships and bursaries to all members and their children. We will be awarding ten scholarships for full-time studies, ten bursaries for full-time studies and two aboriginal scholarships. The criteria and details are set out on the application forms. To obtain a copy please see the HSA website: www.hsabc.org or contact your chief steward. Completed application forms and...

BC and Alberta have inked a new pact, the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA) that will increase privatization, allow private investors to challenge public programs, policies and regulations, and restrict governments ability to act in the public interest. Discuss what social activists can do about it at a public meeting 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 17 at the Maritime...

In past years, the Health Sciences Association has marked the holiday season with cards of thanks and greetings to activists, colleagues, supporters and suppliersto 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 towards...

The provincial government has announced the dates for the regional forums on health care. Deadline for registration for the first two forumsa, to be held in Kamloops and Surrey, is December 29. Health care professionals have been barred from participating in the public forums, but are encouraged to participate in 'professional forums.' The 'professional' forum in Kamloops is scheduled for...

The provincial government has announced the dates for the regional forums on health care. Deadline for registration for the first two forums, to be held in Kamloops and Surrey, is December 29. Health care professionals have been barred from participating in the public forums, but are encouraged to participate in 'professional forums.' The 'professional' forum in Kamloops is scheduled for...