Government to keep its promise to create 2,000 public long-term care beds by 2019 because the number of long-term care beds in the province is far below what is needed to adequately serve Albertans.
The province’s seniors’ care crisis is 16 years in the making. But now, all three of BC’s political parties are committed to improving staffing levels for better seniors’ care.
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Let's find out how this money is being used
Four out of five care homes in B.C. don’t receive enough funding to meet the government’s minimum staffing guidelines. Join the HEU's Care Can't Wait campaign.
The popular image for the changeover in the calendar combines an old man with an hourglass giving way to a bouncing baby. As the calendar changes in 2016, how will the lot of seniors change?
Oct 1, 2015
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Please come and join us in a ceremony of remembrance for those impacted by violence and inadequate care in long-term care homes.
Talking Radical Radio
Carol Wodak and Noel Somerville talk about a grassroots group of older adults in Edmonton who work for social justice.
The Council of Canadians and our allies are calling on the government to create a continuing care plan that would integrate home, facility-based, long-term, respite and palliative care.
An arbitrator has ruled that a Parksville nurse was unjustly disciplined by her employer for speaking out on the state of seniors’ care at a public meeting last year.
The CPP is sustainable and reliable, but it is time to review whether RRSP is working as a vehicle, argues Elizabeth May.