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Seniors Advocate

December 19, 2017

"This report provides more evidence that austerity policies do nothing to improve the lives of British Columbians." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

December 16, 2016

The report's finding are "particularly alarming considering that in Canada, seniors make up the fastest-growing age demographic.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

September 21, 2016

"Community Health Workers have been bringing attention to many of the issues raised in the survey for some time." —Carla Dempsey, BCGEU Vice-President of Community Health Services

January 28, 2016

Three out of five health authorities are providing fewer hours of home support, while the seniors' population is growing in four out of their five areas.