Tag: Poverty

Nov. 22- 24th Simon Fraser University Vancouver, Harbour Centre This year’s conference will be focussed on moving towards an evidence-based and health-oriented approach to drug policy reform. It will give community members, youth and students access to information on the best practices and evidence regarding these policies. Conference attendees will learn about the impact drug… Read more »

Over the past several months, the Canadian Medical Association conducted a nationwide consultation with Canadians abut the social determinants of health. The result is a clear message – that poverty is the main issue that must be addressed to improve the health of Canadians and eliminate health inequities. The report, Health Care in Canada: What… Read more »

Date:  Mar 19 2013 – 12:00pm – 1:30pm What: Where is BC’s Poverty Reduction Plan? Join the election campaign! British Columbia has the highest poverty rate in Canada, and is now one of only two provinces left without a poverty reduction plan. Now is the time to tell your political candidates you want to vote… Read more »