Kitimat Hospital Foundation a go

The Kitimat General Hospital Foundation received a Certificate of Incorporation from the BC Registrar of Companies, under the BC Society Act on February 14.

The Kitimat General Hospital Foundation received a Certificate of Incorporation from the BC Registrar of Companies, under the BC Society Act on February 14.

Chairman Corinne Scott said she was pleased with the Valentine’s gift as it will provide a means to raise money for health care services in the Kitimat region.

“Community members have voiced their concern with regards to the shortage of multi-level care beds, equipment, and staff requirements to ensure the ongoing success of the Kitimat General Hospital and Health Centre,” she said, adding this was  a pro-active step in addressing those concerns.

Scott said the Foundation will have the ability to increase and improve the provision of medical care to those who live in the Kitimat area through receiving, investing and administering bequests, endowments, trusts and other financial investments to fund the activities of the Kitimat General Hospital and Health Centre, Delta King Lodge, Kiwanis Village and other health care and special-needs housing facilities.

The first directors and members are Scott, directors Barbara Campbell, Mario Feldoff, Bill Garvin, Rob Goffinet, Armelle Kennedy and Doug Read, and members Phyllis Gregg and Phyllis Rooney.

Scott said the Foundation will be carried on without gain for its members, and any profits would be used in promoting the goals of the society.

 

Just Posted

Gitdumden checkpoint blocks access to Unist’ot’en camp

Wet’suwet’en clan members say Morice Lake Forest Service Rd checkpoint in effect until further notice.

Regional unemployment rate drops

But fewer people are working overall

Horizon North construction to start soon

The first gear will start rolling into Kitimat at the beginning of 2019

Haisla yet to sign LNG benefits deals with the province

Other First Nations already receiving cash payments

Area First Nations benefit from LNG Canada project

Agreements with province provide cash, land

VIDEO: Ex-NASA engineer pranks mail thieves with glitter bomb trap

Package thefts are common this time of year, but YouTuber Mark Rober used his engineering skills

FortisBC says you can return to normal gas use following pipeline fire

Utility says increased pipeline capacity, warmer weather have allowed supply to reach normal levels

CSIS collected info on peaceful groups, but only in pursuit of threats: watchdog

Security Intelligence Review Committee says fears unjustified after reviewing evidence, testimony

Canada ranks 16th on annual gender gap list

This is the second year Canada has placed 16th in the World Economic Forum’s list

VIDEO: Tornado rips through city west of Seattle

Reports indicate five to seven homes damaged in Port Orchard, Wash.

Trial date postponed for man charged with killing Abbotsford police officer

Oscar Arfmann’s trial pushed back from January to May 2019

Privacy watchdog says legal cannabis buyers should use cash, not credit

Some countries could bar entry to individuals if they know they have purchased cannabis

‘A start:’ Alberta critical of Ottawa’s $1.6B package for ailing energy sector

A further $150 million is to be used for clean growth and infrastructure projects

New B.C. Lions coach DeVone Claybrooks adds eight to coaching staff

DeVone Claybrooks has filled out his staff for the 2019 season

Most Read