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BC Liberals need to be upfront about private health care plans

Ministry’s plans for private hospitals, candidate’s praise of private care for the wealthy cause for concern FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2017 The BC Health Coalition is calling for transparency from the BC Liberals after former MLA and Liberal candidate Linda Reimer said Thursday that she supports private health care for "those who are able to afford it."…Read More

BC Budget misses mark on MSP fees, fails to tackle crisis in seniors care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  February 21, 2017  Victoria – Today’s provincial budget largely ignores British Columbia’s seniors, despite a rapidly aging population and urgent need for services. “This budget is a major missed opportunity to finally care for our seniors properly,” said Adam Lynes-Ford, BC Health Coalition Campaigner. “Part of the nearly $1 billion surplus could be used to make seniors care available and affordable, but the province is using it instead to replace MSP fee cuts.” …Read More

Provincial Election Kick-Off

August 6, 2016 - 11:00 am

BC Provincial Election is less than a year away and the BC Health Coalition is gearing up to build a non-partisan campaign that will push all parties to include real public health care solutions in their platforms. It's time we let our voices be heard and ask our parties for the necessary support to resolve our health care issues. Join us for a fun morning - we'll introduce our current and future campaigns and will also share information about how you can participate in your community to make sure health care improves for everyone in British Columbia.…Read More

Youth and seniors set to sock hop and talk politics

(PDF) Unique 50’s theme party brings generations of voters together on federal election sleeper issue: health care Vancouver – Voters of all ages will meet on the dance floor today for a 50’s themed party to engage young people in conversation with older generations about the future of Canada’s health care system as election fever heats up.…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