Rules exist in British Columbia that prohibit the service from being offered through the public health-care system. Regulated health professionals are also not allowed to offer it. The letter cites a Ministry of Health website to help British Columbians file a complaint with regulatory colleges.
The letter, which was also co-signed by Attorney General David Eby and Health Minister Adrian Dix, specifically urges the federal government to amend the Criminal Code of Canada to prohibit the full range of circumstances in which conversion therapy occurs.
“If you are gay, you do not need to be fixed. If you are trans, you are accepted here in B.C. No matter who you are, you are beautiful, and we see you,” Chandra Herbert said. “As communities throughout British Columbia celebrate Pride, we know there’s much more work to do and we won’t stop until the job is done.”
The joint letter to the federal government can be found here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/files/MinisterLametti_Letter.pdf
The website to begin a complaint with regulatory colleges can be found here: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/practitioner-professional-resources/professional-regulation