Annual General Meeting Notice - November 9 2021

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NOTICE FOR 2021 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NOVEMBER 9, 2021 @ 11:00am


You are invited to attend the 2021 BC Health Coalition Annual General Meeting, to be held over Zoom on Tuesday, November 9 from 11am to 3pm with a break from noon to 1pm.

Please click on the button below to register for the AGM.

Register Here

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the AGM including a separate link for the keynote speaker portion from 11am to 12pm. Please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.

The schedule for the AGM will be:

11am-12pm Keynote Speaker - open to general public

An Update on the "In Plain Sight" review of anti-Indigenous racism in BC Health Care by guest Dawn Thomas, Associate Deputy Minister of Indigenous Health and... Reconciliation

12pm-1pm Break for lunch

1pm-2pm 2021 Annual Report and Financial Statements - open to all members*

2pm-3pm Community & Labour Caucuses, Election of Steering Committee members and Co-Chairs - open to member organizations

* Is your membership up to date? Remember to renew your membership prior to the AGM.


About this year's keynote

Just last week, we observed the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (also known as Orange Shirt Day) to commemorate and honour Indigenous Survivors of residential schools, their families, and the Missing Children that never returned home from residential schools. The legacy of colonialism run beyond residential schools. We also see it in the form of anti-Indigenous racism in our health care system.

This year we are honoured to welcome Dawn Thomas as a guest speaker. Dawn is Associate Deputy Minister of Indigenous Health and Reconciliation. You can read more about Dawn HERE. She will speaking about the "In Plain Sight" report released last year which showed how anti-Indigenous racism exists within the health care system. ADM Thomas will be sharing progress updates on the recommendations in the report.

We invite you to prepare for this talk by reading the "In Plain Sight" report and joining our discussion group from 11:30am to 1:00pm on November 2.


Interested in joining the Steering Committee?

The Steering Committee works with staff at the BCHC and general membership in building a province-wide movement in favour of public health care. Being part of the Steering Committee means that your organization can influence the work and play a key role in the governance and direction of the BCHC.

If your organization is interested in joining the Steering Committee, please fill out the Interest form by clicking HERE. You can also find out more about the role, time commitment, and expectations of being a member of the Steering Committee by clicking HERE.


We want to hear from you!

As a coalition, your membership ensures that together we represent the diversity of opinions and needs in BC – and gives us the strength to take on the challenges ahead. We want to hear from you about what you think is the next important challenge for the BCHC to take on. Click on the button below to complete a short survey and help us shape our priorities for the year ahead.

Take the Survey

In Solidarity,

Edith MacHattie, Barb Nederpel & Zarghoona Wakil

BC Health Coalition Co-chairs

P.S. If you haven't renewed your 2021 BCHC membership, now is definitely the time to do it. Please renew your membership by clicking HERE.

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