BCCPA in Ottawa Wrap Up Report

Last week, BC Care Providers Association CEO Terry Lake and VP Public Affairs Mike Klassen attended meetings in Ottawa as part of the delegation for the Canadian Association of Long-Term Care (CALTC). During the 3-day trip, BCCPA and CALTC reps engaged several Members of Parliament and Ministry staff around the key issues facing the continuing […]

#Elxn44: Where do the major parties stand on seniors care?

For over a year, BC Care Providers Association has engaged with representatives of the federal government and of the Opposition to make the case for a fulsome national response to the crisis in our aged care sector. This has included meetings with Cabinet ministers, directors of policy plus other key staff across the Government of […]

30 years of chronic underinvestment has created a ‘perfect storm’ in long-term care

The Canadian Association for Long Term Care offers a path forward in its 2021 federal pre-budget submission Yesterday, the Canadian Association for Long Term Care (CALTC) revealed its recommendations for the 2021 federal budget. The need for federal investment directly into long-term care homes has never been more important. This has been an extraordinarily difficult and […]

CALTC launches election ad campaign in support of long-term care sector

The Canadian Association for Long-Term Care (CALTC) launches public relations campaign calling on all federal parties to make seniors living in LTC a priority Canada (October 7, 2019) – The Canadian Association for Long-Term Care (CALTC) has launched their federal election public relations campaign today, titled Canada Cares About Our Seniors – Show That You […]

Global leaders group promise action on dementia and long-term care

Representatives of the G20 announce “Leader’s Declaration” to promote healthy aging On June 28-29, G20 leaders met in Osaka, Japan to address major global economic challenges. BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) is elated by the Leader’s Declaration which followed the meeting has put focus on issues of health and aging: “We will promote healthy and […]

#BECAUSEYOUCARE: National campaign urges MPs/MLAs to visit long-term care homes from Feb 10-16

The Canadian Association for Long Term Care (CALTC) is urging Members of Parliament across the country to show their commitment to Canada’s seniors by participating in the #BECAUSEYOUCARE campaign. This first-of-a-kind national initiative aims to raise awareness about the unique challenges the long-term care sector continues to face. CALTC will be calling upon on all […]

New report from CALTC calls for seniors to be a priority in 2019 Budget

“IF WE CAN BUILD HOCKEY RINKS, WE CAN BUILD LONG-TERM CARE HOMES” SAYS SENIORS GROUP TO TRUDEAU GOVERNMENT Ottawa – November 6, 2018 – Today on Parliament Hill, the Canadian Association for Long Term Care (CALTC) revealed its recommendations for the 2019 Federal Budget and called on the government to use federal infrastructure funding to help rebuild […]

BCCPA CEO Daniel Fontaine appointed to federal advisory panel on dementia

Monday, May 14, 2018 – Daniel Fontaine, Chair of the Canadian Association for Long Term Care (CALTC) and CEO for BC Care Providers Association, has been appointed to the federal Ministerial Advisory Board on Dementia led by Minister of Health, Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor. “It is an honour to join this council of experts and […]