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Thursday, March 21, 2013 11:15 AM
British Columbia is providing $2 million to the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) to support its work in advanced research in a variety of fields.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 9:00 AM
The government of British Columbia and the BC Medical Association are partnering to establish a new incentive that will help improve access to primary and specialist physician care in rural communities.
Thursday, February 28, 2013 10:35 AM
Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid issued the following statement today in response to an audit report from the Office of the Auditor General, which examined a government service delivery contract with MAXIMUS BC.
Thursday, January 31, 2013 2:00 PM
A two-year tentative labour agreement has been reached with the Health Science Professionals Bargaining Association.
Thursday, November 1, 2012 1:15 PM
Resident physicians have ratified a new four-year collective agreement consistent with government's Cooperative Gains Mandate.
Friday, October 19, 2012 12:01 PM
Nurses and employers have ratified a new two-year collective agreement that ensures patients and families continue to receive quality health care, while respecting government's Cooperative Gains Mandate.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 1:40 PM
Minister of Health Michael de Jong has issued the following statement:
"Today the Medical Services Commission released an audit of Cambie Surgeries Corporation and the Specialist Referral Clinic (Vancouver) Inc. which indicated a practice of billing patients for publicly insured medical services.
Friday, June 8, 2012 8:15 AM
A tentative agreement has been reached between the British Columbia Medical Association (BCMA) and the B.C. government on a renewed Physician Master Agreement covering approximately 10,000 specialists and family physicians in the province.
Monday, June 4, 2012 9:00 AM
Beginning today, cataract patients will receive foldable intraocular lenses free of charge.
Friday, June 1, 2012 1:00 PM
Beginning today, marriage commissioners may charge an additional $25 per hour, in addition to the standard fee of $75 plus HST charged for basic wedding ceremonies, to recognize the added effort, preparation and travel time required for some ceremonies.