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Letters to the Editor and Editorials
September 27, 2013—Opinion Editorial in The Vancouver Sun
Reopening of Riverview Hospital Not the Answer
On September 20th, 2013, the BC Government rejected the recommendation of the Union of BC Mayors to re-instate Riverview Hospital ...
January 21, 2013—Opinion Editorial in The Vancouver Sun
Let’s Make Psychological Health a Reality in the Workplace
On Wednesday, January 16, 2013, a new national Standard on psychological health and safety will enter the Canadian workplace ...
2010 Letters to the Editor
March 8, 2010—To the Globe and Mail
Clarification regarding mental health training for physicians
The Canadian Mental Health Association—BC Division was very pleased to see the article in Saturday’s paper profiling the Bounce Back program ...
2009 Letters to the Editor
October 30, 2009
Homelessness: Reasonable help, not reasonable force
We have serious concerns about the Assistance to Shelter Act which has just been introduced, not surprisingly, the same day the Olympic flame came to Canada...
September 23, 2009
Assistance to Shelter Act
We have serious concerns about the proposed Assistance to Shelter act, as well-intentioned as it might be...
August 20, 2009—To 24 Hours, The Metro, Vancouver Sun, The Province, Times Colonist, The Globe and Mail, and the National Post
Grand Forks, BC Tragedy
We join the rest of BC in wanting to extend condolences to the Fulton family for the loss of their child, John...
July 28, 2009—To BC and National Daillies
Talk before Tasers is always the best policy
An inquiry is currently underway in Nova Scotia involving the tragic taser-related death of Howard Hyde, a man with schizophrenia...
March 19, 2009—To The Vancouver Sun
Criminal Justice Responses to Mental Health
Thank you Peter McKnight for a well-reasoned and intelligent column on criminal justice responses to mental illness (Solving Problems ‘when everything is too late’ March 14)...