Review Registration - Organization

This version of the registration was submitted prior to the Lobbying Transparency Act coming into force on May 4, 2020. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

Registration ID: 74810
Registration number: 7349-401
Submitted by lobbyist on: February 4, 2011 01:46:31 PM
Accepted by Registrar on: February 4, 2011 01:50:13 PM

Designated Filer Information

Helfrich, Ed  
301-1338 West Broadway  
Vancouver, BC, V6H 1H2
604-736-4233
Canada  

Organization Information

BC Care Providers Association  
Represent private and non-profit member organizations providing residential care, assisted living and home support services to individual seniors and health authorities across British Columbia.
301-1338 West Broadway  
Vancouver, BC, V6H 1H2
604-736-4233
Canada  

Relevant Affiliates

The client has no relevant affiliates.

Government or Government Agency Funding


Name of Funding provider Amount in CAD$
BC Ministry of Advanced Education $300,000.00

Other Controlling or Directing Interests

The organization has no other controlling or directing interests.

Active Registration Period

February 4, 2011  
September 2, 2011  

Organization's In-House Lobbyists

 



Name: Helfrich, Ed
 
February 4, 2011  
Inactivation Date: September 17, 2011

BC Public Office Background

Public Office Title Description of Role From To
Senior Ranking Executive of a Provincial Entity Director of Operations at Ministry of Health 09/01/1978 09/30/1988

Lobbying Activities

Advanced Education

Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy or decision

Subject matter is implementation of BC Cares initiative to address labour shortages in seniors care. Intended outcome is implementaion of specific training and recruiting initiatives focused on seniors care sector.

Target Contacts

Target Type Name Title or Constituency Date Added
Public Agency Advanced Education and Labour Market Development January 31, 2011
Public Agency Health Services January 31, 2011

Financial Institutions

Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy or decision

Initiate a full operational review of the Healthcare Benefit Tust and its mandate.

Target Contacts

Target Type Name Title or Constituency Date Added
Minister Hansen, Colin Minister of Finance and Deputy Premier January 31, 2011

Health

Arranging meeting between an individual and a public office holder for purpose of lobbying

Subject of discussions is safety, efficiency and sustainability of seniors care system in BC. Intended outcomes is to implement measures identified in the BC Care Providers Association 2009-2010 Action Plan.

Target Contacts

Target Type Name Title or Constituency Date Added
Minister Falcon, Kevin Minister of Health Services January 31, 2011
MLA Les, John Chilliwack January 31, 2011
Public Agency Advanced Education and Labour Market Development January 31, 2011
Public Agency Fraser Health Authority January 31, 2011
Public Agency Health Services January 31, 2011
Public Agency Interior Health Authority January 31, 2011

Health

Decision of cabinet to transfer interest in a government enterprise or privatize services

Subject matter is the delivery of residential care and home support services by health authorities. The desired outcome is to convince government that it would be more efficient to put these services out to public tender so established non-profit and private care providers would have an opportunity to bid on them

Target Contacts

Target Type Name Title or Constituency Date Added
Minister Falcon, Kevin Minister of Health Services January 31, 2011
MLA Les, John Chilliwack January 31, 2011
Public Agency Fraser Health Authority January 31, 2011
Public Agency Interior Health Authority January 31, 2011
Public Agency Vancouver Coastal Health Authority January 31, 2011
Public Agency Vancouver Island Health Authority January 31, 2011

Health

Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy or decision

Subject matter is development of new home and community care policy manual, HST mitigation and Association's 2009-2010 Action Plan. Intended outcome is to implement recomendations of Action Plan, secure responsive HST mitigation formula for private care providers and complete a new policy manual that reflects views of care providers, promotes workplace safety and mitigates any new financial cost pressueres care providers are facing.

Target Contacts

Target Type Name Title or Constituency Date Added
Minister Falcon, Kevin Minister of Health Services January 31, 2011
MLA Les, John Chilliwack January 31, 2011
Public Agency Fraser Health Authority January 31, 2011
Public Agency Health Services January 31, 2011
Public Agency Interior Health Authority January 31, 2011
Public Agency Northern Health Authority January 31, 2011
Public Agency Vancouver Coastal Health Authority January 31, 2011
Public Agency Vancouver Island Health Authority January 31, 2011

Health

Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy or decision

improvements to seniors care system as identified in Association's 2009 Action Plan and subsequent policy resolutions focused on sustainability, quality and efficiency of seniors care

Target Contacts

Target Type Name Title or Constituency Date Added
Staff of Minister Minister of Social Development May 26, 2011
Minister MacDiarmid, Margaret Parliamentary Secretary for Seniors to the Ministry of Health May 26, 2011

Name: Hurford, David
 
February 4, 2011  
Inactivation Date: September 17, 2011

BC Public Office Background

Public Office Title Description of Role From To
Political Staff Advisor to federal Cabinet Ministers and Mayor of Vancouver. 11/01/1993 12/15/2008

Lobbying Activities

Advanced Education

Awarding, amendment or termination of a contract, grant or financial benefit

Subject matter is Association's BC Cares initiative and intended outcome is to extend and expand project.

Target Contacts

Target Type Name Title or Constituency Date Added
Public Agency Advanced Education and Labour Market Development January 31, 2011

Health

Arranging meeting between an individual and a public office holder for purpose of lobbying

Subject matter is Association's 2009-2010 Action Plan and intended outcome is to work tomwards implemnentation of report's recommendations.

Target Contacts

Target Type Name Title or Constituency Date Added
Staff of Minister Minister of Health Services January 31, 2011
Minister Falcon, Kevin Minister of Health Services January 31, 2011
MLA Les, John Chilliwack January 31, 2011

Health

Arranging meeting between an individual and a public office holder for purpose of lobbying

Discuss personal security of care providers and issues associated with the appropriate placement of residents

Target Contacts

Target Type Name Title or Constituency Date Added
Minister Chong, Ida Minister of Healthy Living and Sport January 31, 2011

Health

Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy or decision

Subject matter is development of new home and community care policy manual, HST mitigation and Association's 2009-2010 Action Plan. Intended outcome is to implement recomendations of Action Plan, secure responsive HST mitigation formula for private care providers and complete a new policy manual that reflects views of care providers, promotes workplace safety and mitigates any new financial cost pressueres care providers are facing.

Target Contacts

Target Type Name Title or Constituency Date Added
Minister Falcon, Kevin Minister of Health Services January 31, 2011
MLA Les, John Chilliwack January 31, 2011
Public Agency Health Services January 31, 2011

Health

Development, establishment, amendment or termination of any program, policy or decision

Subject matter is development of new home and community care policy manual, HST mitigation and Association's 2009-2010 Action Plan. Intended outcome is to implement recomendations of Action Plan, secure responsive HST mitigation formula for private care providers and complete a new policy manual that reflects views of care providers, promotes workplace safety and mitigates any new financial cost pressueres care providers are facing.

Target Contacts

Target Type Name Title or Constituency Date Added
Minister Falcon, Kevin Minister of Health Services January 31, 2011
MLA Les, John Chilliwack January 31, 2011
Public Agency Health Services January 31, 2011