The BC Association of Healthcare Auxiliaries (BCAHA) has 80 member auxiliaries in B.C. with about 6,500 adult volunteers and 800 youth volunteers. In 2015, member Auxiliaries devoted more than 1.2 million volunteer hours, and donated more than $9.4 million to purchase much needed healthcare equipment and to enhance the care and comfort of patients and their families. Locally, the Trail Hospital Auxiliary has about 70 volunteers and has donated over $1 million to the Kootenay Boundary Hospital. At the recent Kootenay Boundary Area Conference in Nakusp, the current local president, Allana Ferro, was installed by Valerie Tribes, past president of BCAHA, as Area Director for the Kootenay Boundary. Pictured from the left are; BCAHA past President Valerie Tribes, Allana Ferro, newly appointed Area Director and Wendy Swab, outgoing area director.

BC Association of Healthcare Auxiliaries

The Trail Hospital Auxiliary has about 70 volunteers and has donated over $1 million to the KBRH


Black Press

The Trail Hospital Auxiliary has about 70 volunteers and has donated over $1 million to the KBRH

Just Posted

Lest We Forget

Crowd fills downtown Trail for Remembrance Day ceremony

Remembering Trail veterans

The Trail Legion now has 14 veterans from the Second World War

3 games, 3 wins for the Vees

Penticton wins 4-3 over Smoke Eaters

B.C. Legions in need of young members to continue aiding veterans into the future

Lest we forget what thousands of men and women did to fight for Canada’s freedoms – but without new membership, many Legion chapters face dwindling numbers

Remembrance in Fruitvale

Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the day Armistice was signed, ending the First World War

Trudeau warns of dangers of nationalist leaders at historic armistice gathering

U.S. President Donald Trump in recent weeks described himself as a nationalist

Pot company hopes to replace jobs lost in mill closure in B.C. town

About 200 workers lost their jobs when the Tolko sawmill in Merritt shuttered in 2016

Funding announcement promises to drive business innovation in B.C.

Minister is scheduled to make the announcement at the Penticton campus of Okanagan College

Ticats destroy Lions 48-8 in CFL East Division semifinal

Wally Buono’s last game as B.C. coach ends in disappointment

Olympic decision time for Calgarians in 2026 plebiscite

Calgary’s ‘88 legacy is considered among the most successful in Olympic Games history

Canadians mark Remembrance Day, 100 years since end of First World War

The sombre crowd stood in near-silence as it reflected on the battles that ended a century ago, and those that have come since

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

Northern California fire officials begin agonizing search for dead

The death toll had hit 23 as of Saturday night

U.S. downs Canada 5-2 to win Four Nations Cup women’s hockey tournament

The last time Canada beat the U.S. in a tournament final was the 2014 Four Nations in Kamloops, B.C.

Most Read