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Candidates Forum in Princeton

October 31, 2014


Report on the All Candidates Forum in Princeton held October 29. Reprinted from The New Coalmont Courier. The meeting started with the usual self introductions of the candidates. Jamie Frandsen is originally from North Vancouver and has been visiting the area since he was 10. He sees this now as an opportunity to get involved […]

Doctors in Princeton

August 15, 2013


[Edward Staples] ~ Over the past fifteen months, Support Our Health Care (SOHC) has been working collaboratively with several organizations and individuals to improve health care for Princeton and Area residents. The recent developments announced by IHA are proof that these efforts are beginning to pay off. By the end of this October, we will […]

Health Care Action Framework

August 12, 2013


A health coalition group consisting of leaders from the Town of Princeton, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, the Interior Health Authority, the local Division of Family Practice, and Princetonʼs physicians and nurse practicioner, have worked together for the last six months to develop a Health Care Action Famework for Princeton and Area. The process was […]

Area ‘H’ Community Network

April 16, 2013


Residents and landowners in Area ‘H’ now have an easy way to communicate with each other as a group. It is hoped that this will be particularly useful for the various community associations. Anyone with an Area ‘H’ address can join the list. Send an empty e-mail to and you will get information back. […]

SOHC is still SOHC

March 21, 2013


[Ed Staples] ~ SOHC has decided to change its name. As of March 18, our new name will be Support Our Health Care instead of Save Our Hospital Coalition. Back in April of 2012, when we first started, we focused on the nighttime ER closures and were concerned that this was indicative of a hospital […]

Health Care and Princeton By-Election

July 28, 2012


Although Area-H residents cannot vote in the upcoming Princeton Municipality by-election, some of the issues nevertheless do involve us. Health care is one such issue and the Princeton mayor and council have a strong impact on whether we have a working hospital and working doctors available to us. Here is a report on the standing […]

Amalgamate Area ‘H’ with Princeton?

November 3, 2011


UPDATE: The responses to the below question (in oder of presentation) were as follows: * Charles Weber – YES * Brad Hope – NO * Fred Thomas – NO * Randy McLean – Unclear * Councillors – Varied from “yes”, through “maybe” and “probably not”, to “no”. Tonight will be the All Candidates Forum at […]