Rally April 10: Fight cuts to health and social services

The Coalition to Build a Better BC will hold a rally April 10 to fight recent government cuts ... including cuts to arts and culture funding, seniors services, early childhood education and infant development, mental health and addictions services, supports for the disabled, and an array of social services.

HSA is among the members of the Coalition, which includes groups from the arts community, first nations, health care, community services, organized labour, post-secondary students, youth, environmental and faith groups.

Date:  Saturday, April 10
Place:  Vancouver Art Gallery, north side
Time:  Noon

Hosted by musician and actor Jim Byrnes, the rally will feature musical performances in a family friendly atmosphere. Look for HSAs information table.

-Our union has joined the Coalition to Build a Better BC because our members want to send a strong message to health authorities and to the provincial government," said HSA President Reid Johnson.

A list of recent cuts to health and community social services across BC is available on HSA's website. Look for news and information on upcoming Coalition events.

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