Lobbying Activity Report


Organization: Health Sciences Association of BC
Associated registration: 8022-1670-47
Lobbying Activity date: 2023-03-01
Arranged a meeting: No
Posted date: 2023-04-15

In-house lobbyists who participated in the lobbying activity: Kane Tse
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: Mitzi Dean, Minister
Children and Family Development
Subject Matter of the Lobbying Activity
Specific Topics of Lobbying Communications Intended Outcomes Associated Subject Matters
Encourage government to improve early intervention and school-age support programs for children and youth with special needs by increasing funding for: developmental needs assessments; admin support staff needed by specialized health professionals at child development centres; families of children with special needs who need childcare, the Supported Child Development Program; in-house interpretation in health care and community social services at child development centres; extending the At Home Program to support children with disabilities to age 19; the Key Worker Program to ensure dedicated support for kids with FASD; transportation allowances for families outside urban centres needed services at BC Children’s Hospital and Sunny Hill Centre; and to add flexibility to the period of discharge from early intervention until midway through kindergarten to support transition into schooling.
  • Development of any legislative proposal by the government of British Columbia, a Provincial entity or a member of the Legislative Assembly
  • Introduction, amendment, passage or defeat of any Bill or resolution in or before the Legislative Assembly
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
  • Awarding, amendment or termination of any contract, grant or financial benefit by or on behalf of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Children and Families, Health
Senior officer who filed this Lobbying Activity Report: Kane Tse
The above name is that of the most senior paid officer who is responsible for filing a Lobbying Activity Report for the organization (the Designated Filer), whether that person participated in this lobbying activity or not.

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