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News Archive: September 2021

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