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August 2021

How-to Support Peer-Led Initiatives

August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Webinar

Starting in February 2020, the Public Health Association of BC,  Community Action Initiative (CAI), and the Canadian Mental Health Association – BC Division (CMHA BC) have worked in partnership with a cross-provincial, peer-led advisory committee to define essential practices in overdose response and prevention and identify peer-led groups and community-based organizations across the province that are practicing them. As a result of that effort, we're pleased to announce our new OD PREP Knowledge Exchange Webinar Series! This co-hosted FREE seven-part series will showcase personal…

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June 2021

Recognizing and Responding Safely to Child Maltreatment

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Webinar

As part of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children’s Together to #ENDviolence global campaign, the Public Health Agency of Canada is hosting a webinar series focused on efforts to prevent and address violence against children across Canada. Melissa Kimber, Harriet MacMillan and James Dietrich will discuss the Violence, Evidence, Guidance, Action (VEGA) online evidence-based educational resources, developed to assist healthcare and social service providers and students in recognizing and responding safely to family violence.

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PHSI2021: Fake or Fact? Promoting Digital Health Literacy in an Era of New Media and Misinformation

June 24 - June 25

Public Health Summer Institute 2021 Fake or Fact? Promoting Digital Health Literacy in an Era of New Media and Misinformation June 24th & 25th, 2021     8:45am – 2:00pm PT ONLINE EVENT – TICKETS $50.00+tax Registration is on now: Click Here to Register Program and Information Package Released! Click Here to check it out!     The Public Health Association of BC, Saskatchewan Public Health Association, Yukon Public Health Community of Practice, and the Public Health Agency of Canada is proud…

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Addressing the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Children and Youth in Care

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Webinar

As part of the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children’s Together to #ENDviolence global campaign, the Public Health Agency of Canada is hosting a webinar series focused on efforts to prevent and address violence against children across Canada. Dr. Delphine Collin-Vézina will speak about child protection reports during the pandemic, Dr. Melanie Doucet will share trauma-informed and ethical approaches to youth transitions out of child welfare, and Dr. Rachel Gouin will speak to the disproportionate impact of the pandemic…

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Homelessness and Addictions Through a Métis-Cree Lens

June 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Zoom Livestream
$15

Join us in learning from author and academic Jesse Thistle. He will speak about his ground-breaking work to re-define homelessness and addictions through a Métis-Cree lens. Jesse Thistle is the acclaimed author of From the Ashes: My Story of Being Métis, Homeless, and Finding my Way – a Canadian bestseller and finalist in Canada Reads in 2020. Grounded in his own previous struggles with addiction and homelessness, his work has important implications for service providers, educators, governments and all who…

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May 2021

A Rights-based Approach to Health Equity for Indigenous and Racialized Communities

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Zoom Webinar

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) is excited to host an upcoming webinar series focused on long-term care and health system reform in Canada. “Converging Crises: Addressing the crises in long-term care, health system inequities, and federal-provincial relations” is a series of three online events taking place April 23, April 30 and May 7. Speakers: Dr. Naheed Dosani is a palliative care physician and health justice activist. Martha Jackman is law professor at the University of Ottawa who specializes in constitutional law…

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