Keep Brian Day away from your benefits by voting for PBC for workers!

Duunnn Dunnn... Duuuunnnn Duun... whenever private surgical clinic CEO Dr.Brian Day’s name comes up, the theme song from “Jaws” plays in my head.

That's because the BC Health Coalition spent more than a decade fighting Day’s legal attempt to break Canada’s public healthcare system. 

Now, Doctor Day is running to be a director of the Pacific Blue Cross Board with the objective of ushering in privatization through BC’s largest not-for-profit extended benefits provider.

But we stopped him in the courts, and we will stop him now! There are only three board seats available, two of which are for doctors. If Pacific Blue Cross members vote for candidates who prioritize people over profit, we can keep Day Away. 

The following candidates want PBC to remain a strong, not-for-profit health insurance provider. Learn more about them here

Cambie Surgeries CEO Brian Day has a long history of trying to dismantle the public health care system for his own gain. In 2009, his private clinics were audited and later found to be illegally billing vulnerable patients for services funded by public health care. Instead of paying back the money after patients complained, he infamously launched a legal challenge seeking to force Canada to move towards a US-Style healthcare system that would allow private insurance companies to offer - and deny - coverage for basic care  like visits to the doctor or the emergency room. 

His legal challenge ultimately failed, but he is still seeking to increase the power of private healthcare through back door avenues, including joining the board of Pacific Blue Cross. Day has openly 

Elections like this can be decided by one or two votes. If you are a Pacific Blue Cross member, please vote. The decisions made by the PBC Board of Directors directly impact the health and well-being of you, your family, and hundreds of thousands of Canadians.

More Information: 

  • Click here to vote for our endorsed candidates.
  • The voting period closes Monday, June 17, at 4:30 p.m. 
  • To vote, you will need your Policy Number and ID Number, which you can find on your PBC ID card. 
  • If you have trouble voting, you can contact PBC for help during business hours at 604-419-2098