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January 20, 2012

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.

January 17, 2011

Province already facing shortage of doctors, nurses and health care practitioners, says medical society.

December 2, 2010

'We demand that our public health care system be protected and not secretly dismantled by the Stelmach government.'

November 23, 2010

Episode underscores HSAA position in demanding action now to deal with provincial ER crisis.

November 17, 2010

'This is a great opportunity to voice your support for Medicare and send a message about the kind of health care system you want!'

November 17, 2010

Take two minutes to e-mail Prime Minister Stephen Harper demanding that the Canada Health Act be enforced.

November 16, 2010

"Our Tax Dollars - Our Health Centre ... Open the Doors, Turn On All the Lights!'

November 15, 2010

14 young people have taken their lives in the Sarnia area alone this year.

November 3, 2010

Situation so bad in Alberta that some patients are dialing 9-1-1 while they wait in emergency for treatment.

October 28, 2010

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).