December 6, 2017

Dear Colleagues:

It has been some time since I provided an update on the federal government’s proposed tax changes.

As you know, the government announced some modifications to its original proposals as a result of the strong advocacy work of physician groups, along with...

October 19, 2017

Dear Colleagues:

In June of next year, we will begin negotiations with government on a new Physician Master Agreement (PMA) that will replace the current PMA on April 1, 2019. The PMA affects every physician in the province; it impacts your compensation and benefits and provides...

October 17, 2017

Dear Colleague:

You may recall being contacted earlier this year to participate in the Doctors of BC’s overhead study.  To date, a number of physicians in your section have completed the study, however not enough for the results to be considered statistically significant.  I recognize...

July 25, 2017

Dear Members:

The federal finance minister has launched a consultation on proposed changes to how private corporations are taxed. These proposed changes, if implemented, will be devastating to many physicians, especially those with community-based practices.
 
Doctors of BC is...

July 18, 2017

Dear Members:

As you know, BC is in a state of emergency due to wildfires that have forced thousands of people to evacuate their homes.

Among them are more than 60 physicians who live and work in 100 Mile House, Williams Lake and surrounding areas.  On behalf of the profession, I...