Detailed document on party health care positions compiled by the B.C. Health Coalition.
Vancouver (1 May 2009) - The Health Sciences Association of British Columbia (HSABC/NUPGE) is urging members to vote for candidates who are strong supporters of public health care when B.C. goes to the polls on May 12 to elect a new legislature.
"We urge everyone to ask your candidate where they stand on the key public health care issues in your community – and to vote for the candidate who supports public health care and public innovation to address our health care challenges," the union says in a notice posted on its website.
A complete list of all candidates in the election is available on the Elections B.C. website. A detailed document outlining the position of various political parties on health care issues has been compiled by the B.C. Health Coalition.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is one of Canada's largest labour organizations with over 340,000 members. Our mission is to improve the lives of working families and to build a stronger Canada by ensuring our common wealth is used for the common good. NUPGE