Category: Community News

New Horizons for Seniors Program Funding Opportunity

On May 15, 2019, the Government of Canada launched the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2019-20 call for proposals for community-based projects across Canada. The NHSP is a federal grants and contributions program whose goal is to support projects that help improve the well-being and quality of life of seniors and foster social inclusion and engagement of… Read more »

From UNAIDS (excerpt)  UNAIDS and the LGBT Foundation have launched an online survey to evaluate happiness, sex and quality of life for LGBTI people. The survey, the first of its kind, is part of a campaign to gain more information and insight into the challenges faced by LGBTI people. The data gathered will help to… Read more »

The Public Health Association of BC’s would like to encourage everyone to register for our 10thannual Public Health Summer School, Simplifying Complexity: Public Health Approaches & Practice in Complex Systems.  The goal of this two day event is to bring together individuals involved directly or indirectly in the delivery of public health activities and introduce the topic of… Read more »

Job Posting: Social Worker, Oak Tree Clinic

Social Worker I, Masters Level – Oak Tree Clinic, BC Women’s Hospital Consistent with the interprofessional setting, provide psychosocial assessments and intervention to assist patients and families presenting with health, perinatal, mental health and women’s issues. Social work services are provided to patients and families to address social and emotional stressors resulting from the interaction… Read more »

PAN is pleased to announce the launch of our new whiteboard video, “What supports housing and health for people living with HIV in BC?”, as part of our ongoing knowledge translation and sharing of findings for our community-based research study, Positive Living Positive Homes (PLPH). We decided to develop this whiteboard explainer video to help… Read more »

Register now for free HIV Basics course

A new course on HIV Basics is running from June 3 to July 12. This course will focus on issues relevant to British Columbia and the Yukon and is perfect for service providers who need a basic understanding of HIV. The course combines online education with a virtual session led by Shelley Taylor, and interactive discussions are tailored… Read more »

From the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network  Join us for an all-day discussion of science, law and advocacy related to HIV criminalization. We’re excited to be joined by Federal Minister of Justice and Attorney General David Lametti, among other distinguished speakers and guests. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the unjust criminalization of people… Read more »

Dear Stakeholders, We are pleased to announce the launch of the solicitation of Letters of Intent (LOI) for the Public Health Agency of Canada’s Harm Reduction Fund for the period of April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2022. The Harm Reduction Fund is investing $3M annually through this solicitation to support two-year projects across Canada… Read more »

This year, Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Summit on October 31 – November 1, 2019. To mark this special milestone, as well as the significant growth in participants over the years, the Summit has moved to a new and more spacious venue, the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel in Vancouver,… Read more »