Candidates’ Views on Health Care


Members of SOHC Executive recently interviewed the following candidates running in the upcoming federal election in the Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola riding:

Angelique Wood – NDP
Karley Scott – Liberal
Dan Albas – Conservative

We were unable to arrange an interview with Green Party candidate, Robert Mellalieu.

The candidates were asked to respond to the following health care issues:

  • national pharmacare
  • a national strategy on senior’s care
  • the proliferation of private for-profit health care services
  • access to services for people living in rural/remote areas of the province
  • eradication of poverty
  • renegotiation of a national health accord
  • federal leadership in public healthcare

To read a summary of their views, click on the following link:

pdf Healthcare info from candidates

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