Text of Petition
To the Legislative Assembly of the Province of British Columbia
From British Columbians who need to access a family doctor and who must wait long hours at a Walk-in Clinic or in an Emergency Department.
More than 300,000 people in BC do not have a doctor & those who do, often wait too long to access that doctor.
As Canadians, the Canada Health Act entitles us to reasonable access to primary healthcare.
As BC taxpayers, our taxes (MSP premiums) also entitle us to reasonable access to primary healthcare.
Therefore, I, the undersigned, respectfully petition the Government of British Columbia to provide better access to primary healthcare in BC by, among other initiatives,
In signing this petition, I consent for my name and address being disclosed to the relevant parties attached to this petition when it is presented to the Government of British Columbia.
Dated this __________ day of ____________________ , 20___ .
Address (printed) (Must be a BC Resident)
Name of location where signed (Clinic or neighborhood)
For more information please visit http://www.bcwalkinclinics.org/petition.html
Please return your petition to Walk-in Clinics of BC Association care of your local walk-in clinic or mail your petition to 324, 101-1865 Dilworth Dr., Kelowna, BC Canada V1Y 9T1.
If you prefer you can sign this petition online at Change.org at Petition to Provide Better Access to Primary Care in BC!