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Workers' Mental Health in the Pandemic

October 21, 2021 - 12:00 pm

  It’s a crisis within a crisis. The workplace pressures of working through a global pandemic have seriously impacted the mental health of many front line workers and health care professionals.  Far too many workers cannot access the mental health supports they need. As a result, burnout, resignations and extended leaves of absence are hollowing out the workforce in essential sectors that are already understaffed.…Read More

National Truth and Reconciliation Day

September 30, 2021 - 08:00 am

One of the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was to establish a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to "honour Survivors, their families, and communities, and ensure that public commemoration of the history and legacy of residential schools remains a vital component of the reconciliation process".…Read More

All Candidates Meeting on Seniors Issues

September 13, 2021 - 07:00 pm

  The Jewish Seniors Alliance, Marpole Oakridge Family Place, South Vancouver Seniors Network, South Granville Seniors Centre, COSCO BC, and BC Health Coalition partnered to host an All Candidates Meeting for the Vancouver South and Vancouver Granville ridings for federal Election 2021. The focus of the meeting was on issues that are important to seniors. Seniors from various organizations had the chance to ask candidates questions about their parties' plans to improve the lives of seniors.…Read More

Committing to Seniors Care: Addressing the Gaps

December 1, 2020 - 12:00 pm

  Thank you for joining us for this second webinar in our series focused on Committing to Seniors Care. This particular webinar focused on the gaps in our Seniors Care system within home care/support, assisted living, and long-term care and how we can address those gaps.  Our three speakers for this webinar were:…Read More

Committing to Seniors Care: Removing the Profit Motive

November 24, 2020 - 12:00 pm

  Thank you for joining us for this first webinar in our series focused on Committing to Seniors Care. This particular webinar focused on the impacts of the profit motive on Seniors Care and on how we can ensure that public funding for care is spent directly on care in LTC. Our three speakers for this webinar were:…Read More

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