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Would UK-style changes to our health care system benefit patients? Or corporations? Public health care forum : Tuesday, May 15 7pm - 9pm THOMPSON RIVER UNIVERSITY ALUMNI THEATRE Clock Tower Building, Kamloops For more information and a printer-friendly version of the poster, click here .

HSA offers scholarships for Summer Institute for Union Women -Strong Women Taking Action" July 4 - 8, 2007 ... Victoria The BC Summer Institute for Union Women offers an intensive week of learning within a supportive environment where union women can develop skills as workers, activists and leaders. The Institute will be held at the University of Victoria in beautiful...

Members of the BC Federation of Labour's Occupational Health and Safety Committee headed to Victoria Monday, April 30 to press the case for better workplace safety enforcement and decent pensions for workers injured on the job. The lobby, headed by Federation President Jim Sinclair and Secretary-Treasurer Angela Schira, comes on the heels of Day of Mourning ceremonies across BC that...

HSA President Reid Johnson and Region 7 Regional Director Marg Beddis joined in the Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured on the job by laying a wreath at Bear Creek Park in Surrey Saturday. New Westminster & District Labour Council in conjunction with the Vancouver & District Labour Council, Fraser Valley Labour Council and BC Federation of Labour...

It's a fact - improving public health care is within our means. Find out how. Castlegar and District Health Watch and the BC Health Coalition invite you to a West Kootenay Public Solutions Forum. Thursday, May 24 7:00 p.m. Castlegar & District Community Recreation Centre 2101 6th Avenue Speaker : Dr. Robert Woolard, Canadian Doctors for Medicine Printer-friendly poster.

Concerned about health and safety issues at your workplace? Sign up to receive the OHSAH (Occupational Health and Safety Agency for Healthcare in BC) e-update. The current (April 2007) issues includes articles about Latex vs Non-Latex Gloves; Concern over Caviwipes, Pandemic Influenza Update, Technological Innovations in Occupational Health, and Day of Mourning events. The Health and Safety e-Update is a...

B.C.'s lowest paid workers need your help. The B.C. Federation of Labour is campaigning to boost the provincial minimum wage to $10 an hour and eliminate the $6 training rate for new workers. The Campbell government has frozen the minimum at $8 since 2001. Six years without a raise is too long. Thats why the BCFed is calling for an...

The Canadian Labour Congress is marking this years National Day of Mourning with a renewed call for governments to step-up enforcement of federal, provincial and territorial health and safety laws. Next Saturday, April 28, the labour movement will acknowledge and honour those men and women who died or were injured on the job over the past year due to workplace...

The public is still in the dark about why the Fraser Health Authority (FHA) is using a public-private partnership (P3) for the financing, construction and operation of the Surrey Ambulatory Care Facility despite initially opposing this approach. Key information related to the decision was deleted from 35 pages of heavily censored documents released to the BC Health Coalition under freedom...

HSA is calling for nominations for the position of Regional Director for Region 5 following the election of Reid Johnson as HSA President at the 36th annual convention held this past weekend. Johnson was first elected as Region 5 Director in 1997 and was re-elected for another term this spring. The new Region 5 Director will serve the remainder of...