Tag: transportation

Why B.C. needs a truly independent Seniors Advocate

“Now is the time to revisit the question of the office’s independence” By Mike Klassen Earlier this year the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) board met and, after a lengthy deliberation, voted to support a resolution calling upon the provincial government to introduce legislation at the earliest opportunity to establish an independent Seniors Advocate as […]

Office of the Seniors Advocate releases report on transportation

On May 10, 2018 the Office of the Seniors Advocate (OSA) released Seniors Transportation: Affordable, Appropriate and Available. The report outlines 15 recommendations on the issue of seniors and transportation and speaks to the need for a diverse system which responds to the varying needs and preferences of seniors across B.C. As the Seniors Advocate […]