News & Updates

For Immediate Release Our Town The Mayor's Office is reminding the public that the by-election for City Councillor will be held on Saturday, February 25 th , 2012 from 8am-8pm at the Our Town Community Centre. A shuttle service will be provided, every hour on the hour from 8am to 6pm, from the bus shelter on North Main street across...

HSA members in Region 10 have once again elected Heather Sapergia as their representative to the HSA Board of Directors. Heather was acclaimed after the February 9th deadline passed with no further nominations. Heather works as a Medical Laboratory Technologist at the University Hospital of Northern BC where she continues to serve as an Assistant Chief Steward. Since her election...

HSA members in Region 8 have once again elected Allen Peters as their representative to the HSA Board of Directors. Allen was acclaimed after the February 9th deadline passed with no further nominations. Allen is a medical imaging technologist at Nicola Valley General Hospital in Merritt, where he continues to serve as an Occupational Health & Safety Steward. Allen was...

HSA members in Region 6 have elected Anita Bardal to a second term as their representative on the unions Board of Directors. Anita was acclaimed after the February 9th deadline passed with no further nominations. Anita works as a medical radiation technologist at St. Pauls Hospital in Vancouver, where she continues to serve as a Steward. Anita currently chairs HSAs...

HSA members in Region 4 have elected Brendan Shields to a second term as their representative to the HSA Board of Directors. Brendan was acclaimed after the February 9th deadline passed with no further nominations. Brendan is a Music Therapist who has worked in a variety of health care settings in Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Health. He currently works...

During the next several weeks, HSA members in Region 2 will have an opportunity to elect their representative on HSAs Board of Directors. Nominations for the position closed on February 9th with two members declaring their candidacy: Val Avery, a Physiotherapist at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria; and Derrick Hoyt, a Medical Laboratory Technologist at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria...

Despite the unions efforts to negotiate a labour adjustment agreement stemming from the employers plan to consolidate biomedical engineering services in the Lower Mainland, talks have broken off, due to the employers inappropriate actions and activities during the Section 54 process. The employer then transferred BMETs to Providence Health Care on February 3. Senior labour relations officer Dani Demetlika has...

HSA is offering scholarships and bursaries to all members and their children. We will be awarding ten scholarships for full-time studies, twenty bursaries for full-time studies, four bursaries for part-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 Completed application forms and...

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