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The BC Health Coalition regularly contributes to discussion about public health care issues in the media.

Check out our recent news releases below, along with current "health care in the news" stories. See our For the Media page for media contact information, a high resolution copy of our logo, and other useful information.

Broad Canadian coalition launches drive to put long-term care reform front-and-centre in federal election

18 organizations including unions representing the majority of Canada’s health workers call for long-term care overhaul, increased federal funding conditional on meeting long-term care national standards, and phasing out of the for-profit long-term care September 2nd, 2021—Citing problems in long-term care exacerbated by COVID-19, a broad coalition of unions and other community stakeholders is urging party leaders to put an urgently-needed overhaul of long-term care at the top of their priorities.…Read More

Member Spotlight: Rachel 'HL' Lau, Yarrow Intergenerational Society for Justice

Before their current role as Program Manager at Yarrow, Rachel was the Project Coordinator for the Speak My Language project, where they supported youth producers in the process of creating multilingual radio docs featuring low-income Chinese seniors and their experiences with BC's healthcare system. Click here to learn more about Speak My Language.  BCHC staff caught up with Rachel to learn more about the Speak My Language project and the work of Yarrow Intergenerational Society for Justice. …Read More

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