A Fond Farewell and an Update on AGM 2017
Life is a funny thing… Marion and I have been working together on the blog, in a couple of different iterations, for a few years now and it seems I just could not readily post the last blog that Marion scripted for us.
After much delay, and a definite bit of sadness for her partner-in-crime, here is Marion’s final (until some day in the future I hope) bit of all things Community First Health Co-op:
Dr. Brian Day of the Cambie Health clinic and the B.C. Government. The case at hand is the discovery of over billing of $500,000 in a one-month period, for procedures that are done at pubic hospitals on a fee schedule. He is fighting the finding by stating that the government has violated his constitutional rights to charge what he wants for procedures that are done privately.
|Rick Turner and Pegasis McGauley, Chair|
This is a fight for Medicare and our health system- it will go to the Supreme court and then the impact will be for all of Canada.
After a refreshment break, and thank you Sarah Popoff for the wonderful home baked treats, the AGM, chaired by Pegasis McGauley began.
|Barry Nelson of TEETH|
clients, and now includes a mobile dental hygienist clinic, and the Lake Street Housing committee is busy exploring possibilities.
PS – and what a summer it was full of heat, smoke and more heat and more smoke. Today’s cool, clear air is a treasure for all of us.