BC Health Coalition

BC Health Coalition

April 20, 2011 12:27 ET

News Advisory: Public Health Care Advocates to Participate in Three All-Candidates' Debates Today

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 20, 2011) - The B.C. Health Coalition and local public health care advocates will be at all-candidates' debates in three of the province's closely contested ridings today: Surrey North, Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca, and Vancouver Island North.

Health care has emerged as the top issue during this federal election. B.C. is ground zero for health care privatization and public health care supporters will be asking candidates to declare their positions on enforcement of the Canada Health Act, among other health care issues.

April 20thall-candidates' debates:

Campbell River: Campbell River Seniors' Centre, 1426 Ironwood St, 1:00-3:00p.m.

Colwood: Church of the Advent, 510 Mount View Ave, 7:00-9:00p.m.

Whalley: Whalley Legion, 13525 106 Ave, 7:00-9:00p.m.

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