Member and Steward Education and Scholarships

Due to increased demand for steward training, HSA is offering the following course: Steward Training Level 1 (3-day workshop): April 30, May 1 & May 2, 2007 Please apply ASAP as workshops have been filling up quickly. Printer-friendly version of this bulletin. Application Form.

In 2005, David Bland, a vocational rehabilitation counsellor and HSA member from Richmond Mental Health, was murdered at his workplace by a former client. His tragic death served as a sombre reminder that more needs to be done to prevent violence incidents in the workplace and protect health care workers on the job. To honour David, the HSA board of...

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...

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...

The provincial government has announced the dates for the regional forums on health care. Deadline for registration for the forum in Kelowna is January 11. Health care professionals have been barred from participating in the public forums, but are encouraged to participate in 'professional forums.' In Kelowna, the 'professional' forum is scheduled for Feb. 16. In order to participate in...

The provincial government has announced the dates for the regional forums on health care. Deadline for registration for the forum in Nanaimo is January 12. Health care professionals have been barred from participating in the public forums, but are encouraged to participate in 'professional forums.' In Kelowna, the 'professional' forum is scheduled for Feb. 16. In order to participate in...

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...

WINTER SCHOOL One of Canadas best labour schools, held at Harrison Hot Springs, in January and February 2007 The CLC Winter School offers a wide variety of week-long, quality labour orientated courses. Past HSA participants have rated the courses and the experience highly. The school offers an opportunity to meet people from other unions and workplaces across BC. To support...