Candidates confirmed for Care to Chat debate on seniors’ issues
BC Care Providers Association is pleased to announce the following candidates running in the 2019 federal election have confirmed their participation in Canada Cares 2.0 Putting Seniors on the National Agenda:
Annie Ohana, NDP candidate for Fleetwood-Port Kells
Beverly “Pixie” Hobby, Green candidate for Surrey-White Rock
Ken Hardie, Liberal candidate for Fleetwood-Port Kells
Shinder Purewal, Conservative candidate for Fleetwood-Port Kells
With the upcoming federal election in October, the issue of health and seniors’ care is gaining increased attention as one of the public’s top concerns heading to the ballot box.
The Care to Chat panel debate on September 10th will focus on the federal government’s role in the continuing care sector. Although health care, as outlined in section 91 of the Constitution, is largely a provincial responsibility, the federal government still has a role in specific areas such as funding, public health, research, as well as fostering best practices and innovation.
Candidates will face questions from moderators and the public on seniors’ issues such as quality of life, housing, social isolation, dementia care, palliative care, pharmaceuticals, health human resources, etc.
Join us on September 10th at 10.30 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Elim Village, Surrey.
Tickets are $25 for BCCPA members and $40 for non-members. Program will begin at 10.30 a.m. after BCCPA’s Annual General Meeting.
Thank you to our sponsors whose support makes Care to Chat possible. If you are interested in becoming a Care to Chat sponsor more information can be found here.