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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Building a Fair Tax System

April 27, 2011
The Vancouver & District Labour Council presents: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Building a Fair Tax System Date:      Friday, May 27 7-9 p.m.              Saturday, May 28 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Location: Auditorium, Maritime Labour Centre             1880 Triumph Street, Vancouver  Cost:       $75 for union sponsored delegates              $50 for individuals              $35 for low wage/student To register, contact Rachel at the Vancouver and District Labour Council. 604-254-0703  

CORRECTION: April 28: National Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured on the job

April 26, 2011
On April 28 ... the National Day of Mourning for workers killed and injured on the job ...  HSA President Reid Johnson and the unions Board of Directors joins BC workers mourning for the dead and fighting for the living. All workers and their families are invited to pay tribute to workers who have been injured or killed on the job, or stricken with occupational disease. April 28, 20118:00 am - 9:00 amHastings ParkVancouver, BC

Community Social Service members: still time to cast your ballot!

April 21, 2011
Are you a community social service worker and haven't had a chance to cast your strike vote ballot? Please attend information sessions and vote at any location below:

Invitation to a special NUPGE online event on April 28th

April 19, 2011
The Prime Minister won't answer your questions - but we will!The Election, Taxes and our Public Services: How could the vote on May 2 affect our social programs? Live online - Watch and participate in the discussion.Thursday, April 28 20113:30 pm - 4:30 pm To watch the forum, or learn more about the campaign, go to http://alltogethernow.nupge.ca Want to submit your question in advance?  Email NUPGE at alltogether@nupge.ca

BC Health Coalition Action Alert: Join public health care supporters at all candidates debate scheduled for Surrey North riding tomorrow, April 20!

April 19, 2011
The upcoming federal election is an enormous opportunity for British Columbians who want their universal public health care system to be strengthened and protected. At upcoming debates, candidates will be answering questions about the issues that voters care about most. Lets make sure that public health care is top of mind for all candidates!

Support community social service workers!

April 18, 2011
Strike vote meetings for members in the community social service sector are wrapping up in the next week. Heres what you can do to support the people who work in this sector, as well as the families in your community who rely on the important services they deliver: send a quick email to the Premier through www.cssfairdeal.ca ... in one click.

BC Health Coalition Action Alert: Join public health care supporters at all candidates' debates scheduled for the Vancouver Island North riding!

April 18, 2011
The upcoming federal election is an enormous opportunity for British Columbians who want their universal public health care system to be strengthened and protected. At upcoming debates, candidates will be answering questions about the issues that voters care about most. Lets make sure that public health care is top of mind for all candidates! Local scheduled debates: CAMPBELL RIVER When: Wednesday, April 20th, 1:00PMWhere: Seniors Centre, 1426 Ironwood St

BC Health Coalition Action Alert: Join public health care supporters at all candidates' debates scheduled for the Esquimalt ... Juan de Fuca riding!

April 18, 2011
The upcoming federal election is an enormous opportunity for British Columbians who want their universal public health care system to be strengthened and protected. At upcoming debates, candidates from Esquimalt ... Juan de Fuca will be answering questions about the issues that voters care about most. Lets make sure that public health care is top of mind for all candidates! Local scheduled debates: LANGFORDWhen: Monday, April 18, 7:00PM-9:00PMWhere: Isabelle Reader Theatre, Spencer Middle School, (1026 Goldstream Ave)

Workshop Reminder

April 14, 2011
There is still room available in the two-day OH&S Steward Training workshop on May 3 & 4, 2011. Please register as soon as possible if you are interested in attending this workshop OH&S Steward TrainingMay 3 & 4, 2011 Pre-registration forms are available from the HSA website at www.hsabc.org For more information, contact Leila Lolua at the HSA Office.

The Federal Election: Vote Public Health Care

April 13, 2011
Dear Friend of Medicare, Health care is a top-of-mind issue for all Canadians. Polls show that we want our universal public health care system Medicare - to be strengthened and protected, not privatized. The upcoming federal election is a great opportunity to bring our issues to the attention of candidates throughout the province. Do you want to connect with others in your community and help out with sign campaigns, all candidates' meetings, or other community activities to raise the profile of public health care? We can help!