Patients suffer as Mackenzie Hospital struggles with ER closures

PRINCE GEORGE (January 27, 2023) – Residents of Mackenzie are all too familiar with the effects staffing shortages have had on access to emergency medical services. Now in its second year of repeated temporary closures to its emergency room, Mackenzie and District Hospital and Health Centre — a crucial lifeline for many northern and rural […]

Surrey NDP MLAs silent on Eby dodging police transition accountability 

SURREY (January 27, 2023) – Surrey MLAs Trevor Halford and Elenore Sturko are wondering what Surrey NDP MLAs really think about David Eby’s continued attempts to avoid making a decision about the future of policing in Surrey: “As Surrey residents demand certainty on the future of policing in their community, zero of the seven NDP […]

Further steps needed to relieve pressure on health care professionals

VICTORIA (January 27, 2023) – As B.C.’s deadly health care crisis continues, the BC Liberals are renewing their calls for the NDP government to explore new solutions to relieve the significant strain on health care workers, including allowing physician assistants to work in the province. “B.C.’s health care system is in a deteriorating state of […]