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Pharmacare cuts: a bad plan

The Report: November / December 2001 vol.22 num.5

by RAE JOHNSON

After the new Liberal government passed its 90-day timeline in August, the real Liberal agenda started to come clear.

Privatization: who pays the price?

The Report: November / December 2001 vol.22 num.5

by CINDY STEWART

October 22, I participated in the Premier’s Dialogue on Health. The one-day forum brought together a number of representatives in the health care field for a dialogue with the provincial government.

The vast majority of the Liberal caucus and cabinet were in attendance, including the Premier and the two Ministers of Health.

Improving life for society's most vulnerable

The Report: November / December 2002 vol.23 num.5

by YUKIE KURAHASHI

ine years of working at Campbell River and North Island Transition House helped convince Carrie Sjostrom that she had even more to do. She decided that running for city council could be the next step in her life of activism.

Seniority vs "duty to accommodate"

The Report: November / December 2002 vol.23 num.5

by RITU MAHIL

As a steward, I know that the union and the employer sometimes have to find creative solutions to adapt to employees' special needs in order to make it possible for them to continue working. Can you explain how "duty to accommodate" works?

Roots, community, inspiration

The Report: November / December 2002 vol.23 num.5

by KELLY FINLAYSON

s a union activist working in a health care profession, I am constantly yearning for self-growth or so-called teachable moments; recently, three that I would like to share collided in my life.

Health care around the province in dire straits

The Report: November / December 2002 vol.23 num.5

by CINDY STEWART

fter six weeks of meeting with HSA members at regional meetings this fall, I have a very clear, albeit sad, picture of what the Liberal government is doing to communities across the province.