Category: Webinars and Online Learning

Webinar: COVID-19 and Alcohol Policy

The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction is hosting two webinars in February: The pandemic has had far-reaching impacts on Canadians, including on alcohol use and sales, and on changes to alcohol policy. Recent polling data suggests that around 20% of Canadians have been drinking more during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the same time,… Read more »

Webinar: Work Experience Opportunities Grant. Apply Now!

Join Parliamentary Secretary Dan Coulter or Parliamentary Secretary Niki Sharma and staff from the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction for an interactive webinar on the new Work Experience Opportunities Grant. This new program offers funding up to $25,000 to deliver 12-week work experience placements for British Columbians with disabilities and people facing multiple… Read more »

Webinar from PHAC: Syphilis: Key Populations in Canada

Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021 Time: 10-11 AM Pacific time Several key populations have been disproportionately affected during the syphilis epidemic in Canada in recent years. The Public Health Agency of Canada recently released an in-depth look at syphilis in Canada in the past decade in a report titled Syphilis in Canada: Technical report on… Read more »

Webinar: Build Your Trans-Friendly Services

Date: Thursday February 25, 2021 Time: 10 AM Pacific time Working within HIV, hep C and harm reduction, you are likely used to working with folks of varied sexual identities, but might not be as experienced working with people along the gender continuum. We’re partnering with Gwen Haworth to introduce you to Trans Care BC. … Read more »

Build Your Trans-Friendly Services

Working within HIV, hep C and harm reduction, you are likely used to working with folks of varied sexual identities, but might not be as experienced working with people along the gender continuum. We’re partnering with Gwen Haworth to introduce you to Trans Care BC.  We will explore key terms and concepts, along with strategies… Read more »

Date: Thursday, January 21 2020 Time: 10 AM Pacific time Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a continuing international epidemic and an important public health issue in Canada. The Public Health Agency of Canada works in partnership with other organizations to conduct surveillance on newly diagnosed cases of HIV in Canada. This webinar will present the… Read more »

Webinar: COVID-19, the Continued BC-CfE Response

Date: Wednesday January 20, 2021 Time: 12-1:30 PM Pacific time Free registration Register online now This webinar will include presentations from: Dr. Julio Montaner, Executive Director & Physician-in-Chief, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS Dr. Peter Phillips, Clinical Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of British Columbia Dr. Zabrina Brumme, Laboratory Director, BC Centre for… Read more »

  Dates and Times: The series will run over four Wednesdays in January (13th, 20th, 27th) and February 3, 2021 from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM PST.   Visit the NCCIH website for more information on the series.   Registration: Virtual Session 1 – January 13, 2021 Virtual Session 2 – January 20, 2021 Virtual… Read more »

A webinar hosted by the National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH) and the National Collaborating Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCCID). Date: Tuesday January 12, 2021 Time: 10 – 11:30 AM Pacific time Presenter: Dr. Sarah Minwanimad Funnell Webinar Registration Link Please note webinar registration is limited to 500 participants. This webinar will be recorded;… Read more »

During these uncertain times it’s vital for frontline service providers and community based workers to have accurate and up to date information about COVID-19. This virtual two hour workshop covers the biomedical basics of COVID-19 and considers the implications of COVID-19 on communities affected by HIV and hepatitis C. Developed by CATIE and adapted for… Read more »