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Past Events

Town Hall on National Seniors Strategy

May 8, 2015 - 10:00 am

On Friday, May 8 in South Surrey Hon. Dr. Hedy Fry, MP for Vancouver Centre and Federal Liberal Health Critic will host a Town Hall meeting on a National Seniors Strategy. At present, there is no comprehensive national strategy for seniors care. This meeting will be an opportunity to share your priorities for such a strategy. As one of the organizations presenting at the town hall meeting, the BC Health Coalition will be sharing important seniors care research, and their priorities for a national seniors' strategy.…Read More

CHC Lobby Week

May 19, 2015 - 12:00 pm

The Canadian Health Coalition coordinated a health care lobby week on May 19th-22nd when MPs were in their constituencies. What a week in BC! Here are the meeting totals so far: 16 MP meetings5 candidate meetings21 meetings in totalSeveral more meetings with MPs and candidates are in the process of being booked. The Canadian Health Coalition is reporting a total of 40 meetings across the country. …Read More

A HEALTHY RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE: HOW TO TAKE ACTION IN A WARMING WORLD

February 18, 2016 - 07:30 am

Speaker: Dr. Courtney Howard Dr. Howard is an Emergency Physician in Yellowknife. She devotes much of her time to dealing with issues, particularly medical issues, related to climate change. She is a member of the Board of CAPE (Canadian Association of physicians for the Environment) She recently attended the Paris Climate Summit – COP21…Read More

Promising Practices in Residential Care

February 22, 2016 - 09:30 am

Promising Practices in Residential Care How can residential care be provided in ways that respect the needs of seniors, families, workers and managers? Join us at this free public forum to hear about ideas and concrete examples of promising practices found in Canada and other countries. Monday February 22, 2016Vancouver Public LibraryCentral Branch – Alice MacKay Room350 W. Georgia St, Vancouver…Read More

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