Webinar Category: Advocacy, Policy and Public Health

What Do You Need to Know About the Amended Controlled Drugs and Substances Act?

Our 2017 KnowledgeConnect webinar series continues with an update on the amended Controlled Drugs and Substances Act- federal drug laws, in other words. Richard Elliott, Executive Director of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, will speak about the changes to the Act and how this could impact harm reduction frontline work and advocacy. Join us November… Read more »

Drug Treatment Choices and Community Health

POSTPONED: We have to postpone this webinar due to unforeseen circumstances. We will advise all who registered of the NEW DATE.  The overdose crisis continues unabated in BC, a tragedy that continues to unfold. Meet two people at the front lines of this epidemic: Dr. Christy Sutherland and Wendy Stevens.  They’ll present information on the… Read more »

What Do You Need to Know About the Good Samaritan Overdose Act?

The Good Samaritan Overdose Act became law in May 2017 to encourage people to call 911 in the case of a drug overdose without the fear of charge or arrest. This webinar will provide attendees with information about what the Good Samaritan Act does and doesn’t cover in terms of protection. Presenter: Social justice advocate… Read more »