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Under-regulated, under-researched and largely privatized: Assisted living seniors’ care in BC
COVID-19 has shone a light on serious problems in our seniors’ care system resulting from years of underfunding, privatization and precarious working conditions. These problems are...
June 17, 2020
Putting an end to private, for-profit blood donor systems in Canada
The Hospital Employees Union’s Provincial Executive voted at their April meeting to join a chorus of voices in Canada opposing the idea of paying for plasma.This year Health Canada...
April 22, 2016
No case for privatizing IHA laundry – expert says
The Interior Health Authority (IHA) has failed to establish a valid business case for privatizing hospital laundry services, according to a Simon Fraser University economist. SFU...
November 24, 2015
Interior communities speak out against privatization of hospital laundry services
Nearly 12,000 British Columbians have signed a petition calling on the provincial government to cancel plans by the Interior Health Authority to privatize hospital laundry services...
May 5, 2015