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Miners’ Union Hospitals in BC

22 Feb 2024 12:07 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The Ymir hospital operated from 1903-25. The building burned in 1930. (Greg Nesteroff collection)

Donna Sacuta of the BC Labour Heritage Centre has written an overview of the six Miners' Union hospitals that operated in the Kootenays, calling them "a radical response to the critical need for inclusive health care in BC’s mining communities more than 100 years ago."

Read the full story here.

British Columbia Historical Federation
PO Box 448, Fort Langley, BC, Canada, V1M 2R7


The Secretariat of the BCHF is located on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish speaking Peoples. 

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