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November 2021

AICR 2021 Research Conference on Diet, Obesity, Physical Activity and Cancer

November 1 - November 3

The Annual AICR Research Conference is a source for information on diet, obesity, physical activity and cancer. This event will feature talks from world-renowned scientists in the field of lifestyle and cancer research on the progress we have made in the field so far and what we have to look forward to in the future.   Register today to reserve your spot! This three-day event will feature dynamic topics such as: Strength of Evidence—How do we assess it and when…

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Emotional Harm Reduction — National Safer Supply Community of Practice Safer Supply 101 Series

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join Corey Ranger from AVI, Victoria BC to discuss Emotional Harm Reduction.  This is part of the NSS-CoP's Inaugral Speaker and Workshop Series: Safer Supply 10.

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Is Facebook a Threat to Democracy? A conversation about rights in the digital age

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom Livestream

Join Taylor Owen, one of Canada’s leading experts on digital media ethics, in conversation with The Walrus editor-in-chief Jessica Johnson. Online platforms like Facebook, which collect and share huge amounts of information, are being accused of putting profit above democracy and the public good. Can government regulation protect us and our children from online harm and misinformation – or is Big Tech ungovernable? How  can Canadians balance freedom of expression and protection from harm on social media?  Taylor Owen is…

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BC’s Virtual Affordable Housing Conference – Housing Central

November 15 @ 8:30 am - November 17 @ 1:00 pm

With new networking opportunities and engagement tools, this 3-day conference provides the opportunity to connect with a wide range of leaders, staff, researchers, policy-makers, funders and businesses across the community housing sector. Visit their website for more information: conference.housingcentral.ca

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December 2021

The Canadian Launch of the GlobalChild Platform

December 13 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

We are thrilled to launch the GlobalChild platform: the world’s first comprehensive child rights monitoring tool. Don’t miss the virtual launch event Dec. 13. Children around the world deserve to grow up to become healthy, productive members of society. Dr. Ziba Vaghri’s GlobalChild platform, funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, will allow governments to implement the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC): an important treaty with a goal to provide equal opportunities for every child…

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