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
February 1, 2022 4:14 PM
One step closer to a "Safe Long-Term Care Act"
It has been well over a year since Prime Minister Trudeau first committed to set national long-term care standards. With the recent release of a new draft national standard...
January 31, 2022 4:11 PM
How did "Big Pharma" delay cheaper drug prices, again?
Reposted with permission from the Canadian Health Coalition. View original, initially posted on January 24, 2022.
It was the day before Christmas Eve when the government issued Continue reading
January 31, 2022 3:59 PM
Global solidarity for universal public health care
BC Health Coalition participates in international panel on universal health care
The NC Medicare for All Coalition and the...
January 11, 2022 11:28 AM
BC's Crisis Lines will stay in not-for-profit hands!
BC Health Coalition members know too well that Request For Proposal (RFP) processes run a high risk of contracting out public and non-profit services to private, for-profit, companies. So in...
December 9, 2021 4:06 PM
Health Coalition members demand progress on pharmacare in Fiscal Update and Budget 2022
Canadian Health Coalition members, along twenty allied organizations and public health care experts, have written to Prime Minister Trudeau and his key ministers, including Health Minister Jean-Yves...
November 29, 2021 3:40 PM
A vision for public mental health care
The time is now for public mental health care. Our current public health care system covers few...
November 24, 2021 4:48 PM
AGM Keynote: ADM Dawn Thomas shares updates on the "In Plain Sight" report
Almost one year after the release of In Plain Sight: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care, Assistant Deputy Minister of Indigenous Dawn Thomas delivered a keynote at...
November 7, 2021 10:23 AM
Mental health resources for adult and youth
CAMPAIGNS FOR WORKER AND PUBLIC MENTAL HEALTH
UNLOCK MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT - BCGEU
Sign the petition in support of unlocking mental health supports for workers...
November 1, 2021 9:28 AM
Workers' mental health in the pandemic
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.
July 29, 2021 7:18 AM
What’s happening with national standards for long-term care?
A recent poll by Angus Reid confirms that a great majority is seeing through Trudeau’s empty promises, with three quarters of respondents saying they doubt any significant change will...