Lobbying Activity Report


Organization: Health Sciences Association of BC
Associated registration: 1048-1670-21
Lobbying Activity date: 2021-03-18
Arranged a meeting: No
Posted date: 2021-04-06

In-house lobbyists who participated in the lobbying activity: Jaime Matten
Val Avery
Senior Public Office Holders who were lobbied in this activity: Lori MacKenzie, Executive Director, Strategic Planning
Mental Health and Addictions

Sheila Malcolmson, Minister of Mental Health and Addiction
Mental Health and Addictions

Christine Massey, Deputy Minister
Mental Health and Addictions

Kelly Newhook, Senior Ministerial Advisor
Mental Health and Addictions
Subject Matter of the Lobbying Activity
Specific Topics of Lobbying Communications Intended Outcomes Associated Subject Matters
Advocating for increased funding to Child Development Centres (CDC), with a focus on funding for Early Intervention Therapy programs which are experiencing significant wait lists. Encouraging government to introduce early years mental health programming through CDC's to better support children and families with special needs.
  • Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy, directive or guideline of the government of British Columbia or a Provincial entity
Children and Families, Finances and Budgets, Health, Mental Health and Addictions
Advocating that all health care and community social service professionals be included under WorkSafeBC's presumptive coverage clause for mental health claims that are the result of a traumatic event(s) at work.
  • Development or enactment of any regulation, including the enactment of a regulation for the purposes of amending or repealing a regulation
Health, Labour/Labour Relations, Mental Health and Addictions
Senior officer who filed this Lobbying Activity Report: Val Avery
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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