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HSA to be represented at 50th anniversary B.C. Federation of Labour convention

HSA will be represented by 38 delegates to the 50th annual convention of the B.C. Federation of Labour November 27 to December 1.

This year's theme: "A proud history. A strong future." celebrates the B.C. Federation's 50th Anniversary. Highlights will include discussion of the future of BC's resource communities, resolutions regarding the growing exploitation of temporary international workers, and reports on the future of organizing and how we grow our movement.

Stop Health Care Privatization: Town Hall Meeting - November 16

Speakers from the Council of Canadians and BC Health Coalition will explore issues of:

- upgrading TWO hospitals
- curtailing regionalization
- keeping hospitals public, not private
- what a real "conversation on health" entails

Date:  Thursday, November 16
Time:  7:00 p.m.
Place:  Florence Filberg Centre - Rotary Room
          411 Anderton Avenue, Courtenay

Come and share your views.  FREE ADMISSION; EVERYONE WELCOME.

Survivors' Parade of Hope to launch Run for the Cure September 9

You're invited to join the second annual province wide kick-off event for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure

The Survivors' Parade of Hope will be held in seven cities across B.C. on September 9, 2006. The Survivors' Parade of Hope unites breast cancer survivors from around the province's communities on the same day -- demonstrating that there is hope for those newly diagnosed with the disease and that a future without breast cancer can be achieved.

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Nelson

HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Nelson on Thursday, August 16th at 11 a.m. at Chahko Mika Mall.

The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening.  The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Trail

HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Trail on Thursday, August 10th at 11 a.m. at Waneta Plaza.

The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening. The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Terrace

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Terrace

HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Terrace on Thursday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at Skeena Mall.

The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening.  The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.

TELUS Tour for the Cure arrives in Prince Rupert

HSA members are invited to attend the official opening for the TELUS Tour for the Cure in Prince Rupert on Wednesday, August 2 at 11 a.m. at the Rupert Square Shopping Centre.

The TELUS Tour for the Cure is an informative and interactive exhibit that will travel to communities across British Columbia over the next eight months to promote the value and importance of breast health and mammography screening.  The Tour is part of a campaign by the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation to help women detect smaller tumors earlier.

HSA Runs for the Cure: Join the team today!

HSA has formed a provincial team to participate in the Run for the Cure, to be held Sunday, October 1 across Canada and in ten communities across B.C.: Abbotford/Fraser Valley, Castlegar, Golden, Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Port McNeill, Prince George, Vancouver, and Victoria.Family, friends and colleagues are welcome to join the Health Sciences Association team.

Join the Walk for Peace, Justice and Sustainability, Saturday, June 24, 2006

The HSA Committee for Equality and Social Action (CESA) is urging all HSA members in the Lower Mainland to participate in this years Walk for Peace, Justice and Sustainability on Saturday, June 24 in Vancouver.  The walk is being held in conjunction with the World Peace Forum which was enthusiastically endorsed by delegates to HSAs 2006 annual convention in April.

HSA members will gather at 12:00 noon at Canada Place, in front of the Convention Centre (-the sails") on the Stanley Park side.  Look for the HSA flags!