Tag: BC Budget

Select Standing Committee’s 2023 report highlights seniors care issues

August 16, 2023 (Burnaby, B.C.) – BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) is pleased that seniors care issues were featured prominently within the 2024 budget consultation report released by the Selecting Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services on August 3. With seniors struggling to access continuing care services across the province, the committee’s attention on […]

Media Release: B.C. Budget 2023

Burnaby, B.C. (May 31, 2023): Today, Terry Lake, CEO, BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) & EngAge BC addressed the Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. Through his remarks, the former Minister of Health recommended major investments in seniors living and care, to prepare for an aging population. “In 2022, 81 percent of alternate level of […]

BCCPA submits BC Budget recommendations to Standing Committee

This year’s provincial budget submission from BC Care Providers Association includes recommendations in five categories, with a special emphasis on a fund to enhance quality of life for frail and elderly seniors receiving care at home or in a residential care home. In the past two years, BCCPA’s budget submission has formed among the top […]

Budget 2018: BCCPA Lauds New Investments in Seniors’ Care

“A robust plan to recruit and retain seniors’ care workers now needed,” says Fontaine. February 20, 2018 (Victoria, BC) — BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA), the province’s leading organization representing seniors’ care providers, is lauding new investments directed at seniors’ care outlined in BC Budget 2018 as a critical first step toward meeting the growing […]