August 24, 2022 5:09 AM
New report: The concerning rise of corporate medicine
Public contracts with corporate clinics top $393 million over last six years, including surgical centres engaged in unlawful extra-billing
June 24, 2022 3:04 PM
Submission to the BC 2023 Budget Consultation
The BCHC was invited by the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services in the BC Legislature to make a presentation regarding the Budget 2023 Consultation. In our presentation...
June 23, 2022 12:31 PM
Watch our 2022 General Meeting
On June 22 2022, the BCHC, member organizations, and over 50+ allied organizations came together to demand the BC government improve and expand publicly funded home care and end for-profit...
June 8, 2022 4:03 PM
Essentials for BC’s new standardized funding model for long-term care
Did you know that the BC Government is developing a new standardized funding model for long-term care?
According to documents released to the Vancouver Sun through a freedom of...
May 16, 2022 11:34 AM
BC Government funds more for-profit long-term care homes
Recently, the BC Government announced they will contract Kaigo Senior Living to build and operate 90 new for-profit long term care beds in Vernon BC.
This is in complete contradiction...
May 10, 2022 2:37 PM
Community Victory! BC Provides Health Coverage for People with Maintained Status
This community update is reposted with permission from Sanctuary Health. Click here to read the original...
April 20, 2022 1:27 PM
B.C. spends at least $27M at private clinics to catch up on surgical backlog
April 20, 2022 12:06 PM
Federal budget a miss on pharmacare, long-term care and a health and human resource strategy
March 10, 2022 1:36 PM
Keeping community health in community hands
March 9, 2022 10:07 AM
Provinces using investor-owned for-profit clinics to cut wait times heading towards predictable failure
The symptoms of Canada’s strained health care system are well known by now. We see headlines about the shortages of doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals. Burnout rates, already a...
March 8, 2022 3:33 PM
Health Coalition seeks progress on Safe Long-Term Care Act in 2022 Budget
Initially posted by the Canadian Health Coalition. View original, posted on February 16, 2022.
The Canadian Health Coalition has delivered the following letter to Health Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, calling for...