From Coastal Health: Joseph and Rosalie Segal Family Health Centre moves ahead
BC government announcement: Joseph and Rosalie Segal Family Health Centre moves ahead
Joe Segal and Rosalie, give 12 million for this cause. A short biography about Joseph Segal
whom has been very philanthropic throughout his life.
New mental health centre $10 million short of its goal, New building at VGH expected to open in 2017
The 64 year old Willow Chest Centre,which is being used for health research purposes at this time, will be demolished to make space for this new building; no mention of where the health researchers are going?
So this is the new model for health care in BC? the government gives 57 Million and expect the 25 Million more that is needed to come from other funders. To be completed in 2017, a long wait, can you say "cost over runs"...No mention of an operating budget, cap in hand on the street maybe? Lottery ? Silly season has started, maybe a shift in funding from ethnic voting, to health care voting block issues?
12th & Cambie: ‘Urgent response centre’ still lost in transition;
About one-third of police calls involve mentally ill
Reply to above article in the Vancouver Courier:
Status quo on mental health unacceptable
Mental health group says Parliament's tough stance on mentally ill offenders won't reduce crime
But it can fill our new prisons !!!!
Project will create up to 500 direct and 500 indirect jobs: province