Members of the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) gathered in Victoria this week to discuss the ongoing Health Accord negotiations and various labour relations and professional practice issues. They were joined by representatives from the B.C Hospital Employees' Union.
Province already facing shortage of doctors, nurses and health care practitioners, says medical society.
'We demand that our public health care system be protected and not secretly dismantled by the Stelmach government.'
Episode underscores HSAA position in demanding action now to deal with provincial ER crisis.
'This is a great opportunity to voice your support for Medicare and send a message about the kind of health care system you want!'
Take two minutes to e-mail Prime Minister Stephen Harper demanding that the Canada Health Act be enforced.
"Our Tax Dollars - Our Health Centre ... Open the Doors, Turn On All the Lights!'
14 young people have taken their lives in the Sarnia area alone this year.
Situation so bad in Alberta that some patients are dialing 9-1-1 while they wait in emergency for treatment.
Despite an aging population, Canadian health care costs are not growing as fast as they used to, according to a new report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI).