Menu

Bulletins

Subscribe to RSS - Bulletins

HSA 2021 50th annual convention set for June 2-4 online; deadline for chapters to submit resolutions is Friday, March 12

HSA will hold its 50th anniversary annual convention June 2-4, 2021 on a virtual platform. This marks the union’s second online convention in as many years as efforts to end the COVID-19 pandemic continue worldwide.

At the annual convention, delegates representing members from throughout the province set goals, debate policies, and recommend actions for the union and its members to carry out for the year.

HSA International Women's Day Virtual Workshop March 8, 2021

#Choose2Challenge Creating Space, Taking Space: Conversations on Gender and Racialization

Each year, HSA Women’s Committee marks International Women’s Day with a workshop to explore women’s issues in the union.  In 2021, HSA will host a virtual workshop on Monday March 8, 2021.
 

Virtual Social Justice Day Workshop

HSA Virtual Social Justice Day Workshop 
DATE: Thursday, February 18, 2021
TIME:  9 am – 4:30pm    
Location: Virtually, via WebEx. Details to follow

December 6: Take action against gender-based violence

On Dec. 6, 1989, 14 women were murdered in an act of misogynist violence at École Polytechnique in Montréal. It was perpetrated by a man claiming to be “fighting feminism,” who first opened fire on women in a mechanical engineering class. Women were targeted because of their gender, and 13 students and one administrator were killed.

HSA welcomes report, commits to address systemic racism in health care

HSA welcomes today’s release of In Plain Sight, the report by Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond addressing Indigenous-specific racism and discrimination in BC’s health care system.

The report includes 24 recommendations for action, all focused on addressing the unacceptable experience of Indigenous people in the province’s health care system, as described in the report: