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Are you an HSA member who is passionate about supporting your colleagues and making a difference for others? If so, consider applying for the EDMP Regional Representative Expression of Interest. HSA will provide the successful applicant with on-the-job training and mentorship. Expand on your knowledge and skill set for helping others in the field of disability management. Learn more about...

Are you an HSA member who is passionate about supporting your colleagues and making a difference for others? If so, consider applying for the EDMP Regional Representative Expression of Interest. HSA will provide the successful applicant with on-the-job training and mentorship. Expand on your knowledge and skill set for helping others in the field of disability management. Learn more about...

At the close of nominations for dedicated stewards-at-large to represent HSA Registered Psychiatric Nurses in three health authorities, Nicole McIntosh was acclaimed to represent members working in Providence Health Care. McIntosh is an RPN working at St. Paul’s Hospital, and a member of the union’s Board of Directors, representing members in Region 6. As the elected steward-at-large, McIntosh will have...

Basic Steward Training (three-day workshop) Date : June 3-5, 2024 – Virtual via Zoom Time: 9am - 4:30pm PST each day Stewards play a vital role in the union. This introductory workshop provides an overview of the structure and departments of your union, and your role and responsibilities as a steward. New stewards will learn skills to enable you to...

Our national union, NUPGE, along with CUPE, CUPW, PSAC, UNIFOR and USW sent a joint letter to Prime Minister Trudeau raising concerns about the recent decision to suspend funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), the primary aid agency for Palestinian refugees in Gaza and throughout the region. In the...

On February 10, Asian communities around the world will be celebrating the Lunar New Year as we welcome the Year of the Dragon. Traditionally, this is the time of year for showing gratitude to the people in our lives, settling debts, and giving the house a good cleaning to sweep out bad luck. Following the traditions of my family from...

HSA members covered by the HSPBA collective agreement are eligible for funding to cover health science professional fees paid in 2023 as negotiated in the recent round of HSPBA bargaining. Members will be reimbursed up to a maximum cap, informed by the fee rates set by regulatory bodies and professional associations. Note that this fund is not on a first...

Domestic Violence Workshop 2024: Trauma and Resistance Date : April 10, 2024 Time : 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (PST) Location : Virtual via Zoom HSA is pleased to have Vikki Reynolds return to facilitate this one-day workshop on responding to domestic violence by addressing power, justice, solidarity, and safety. This workshop is an opportunity for those attending to: Learn...

DATE: April 3, 2024 TIME: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm (PST) LOCATION: Virtual – via Zoom People with disabilities represent the world’s largest minority and the third largest economic power behind China and the United States. Yet disabled people still experience barriers, prejudice, and bias on a daily basis. Our combination Disability Awareness/Disability Justice workshop challenges all to more fully...

Nominations are open for Regional Director elections in HSA Regions 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10. This is an excellent opportunity for members seeking to serve on the HSA Board of Directors, contribute to the leadership of the union, and to represent the interests of members in their region. To be eligible to run for the Board of Directors, a...