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Compassionate Care Benefit

The Report: April / May 2004 vol.25 num.2

by LEANNE WALSH

My mother is very ill. I have heard that there is a new employment insurance paid leave for which I can apply so that I can take time off work to care for her. What are the details?

Defeating the zombie: just give us the facts

The Report: April / May 2004 vol.25 num.2

by CINDY STEWART

recent article in the Globe and Mail (April 7, 2004) is one of the most articulate and succinct defences of our public medicare system I have seen in the mainstream media.

Canadian Health Professionals Secretariat tackles issues

The Report: April / May 2004 vol.25 num.2

he recently-created Canadian Health Professionals Secretariat (CHPS) held a highly successful two-day meeting in Ottawa at the end of February to plot strategy for tackling the many challenges health professionals across the country are expected to face this year.

PPBA: health science professionals begin talks

The Report: April / May 2004 vol.25 num.2

argaining between the Paramedical Professional Bargaining Association and Health Employers Association of BC was temporarily suspended in April after several bargaining sessions that started in late February.

Rec therapy: not just fun and games

The Report: January / February 2004 vol.25 num.1

by YUKIE KURAHASHI

ames Benson does not walk. He bounds. His compact frame can barely contain his energy, and when he smiles, he smiles with his whole face.

Workplace health and safety rights

The Report: January / February 2004 vol.25 num.1

by MARTY LOVICK

I recently transferred from a small unit to a larger, more complex site. Im not clear on a number of tasks which look like they could cause injury. What do I do?