Category: Community News

Substance Use News: December 2022

  Substance Use News provides a monthly collection of news and resources on the social, medical and political responses to the toxic drug supply crisis. Info for People Who Use Substances: get the latest alerts, and tips on how to stay safe from Toward the Heart. Visit our Substance Use and Harm Reduction page for more resources.   … Read more »

Virtual Event: Gender Construction and Continuum

Updated Program! Virtual Training January 25 and February 1, 2023 9 AM to 2 PM Pacific time each day   We look forward to seeing you in this series that will explore gender construction and the gender continuum. There will be 3 featured sessions on January 25 and 3 featured sessions on February 1, 2023. Each day… Read more »

Funding Opportunity: Peer to Peer Recovery Support Services

Vancouver Coastal Health (“VCH”) is welcoming expressions of interest from community-based organizations (“Respondents”) located in the areas of Vancouver, Powell River, Central Coast, North Shore, Richmond, Sea to Sky and/or the Sunshine Coast for the provision of a Peer to Peer treatment and recovery system navigation program, serving people who use substances, have experienced an… Read more »

  The Canadian Association for Global Health (CAGH) brings together a vibrant global health community working to create a healthier and more equitable world. CAGH is a member-based not-for-profit organization whose action on health equity and the social determinants of health in Canada and worldwide is rooted in collaborative research, learning, advocacy, policy and practice…. Read more »

Join Action Hepatitis Canada in Budget Asks for 2023

  From Action Hepatitis Canada:   We made a pre-budget submission asking the federal government to double the CAF and triple the HRF in next year’s budget! Also, we asked them to update the Prison Needle exchange pilot to an evidence-based model and expand it to all federal correctional facilities, and to fund and increase… Read more »

Action Hepatitis Canada Annual Member Meeting 2023

  January 17, 2023  9:30 AM Pacific time    Action Hepatitis Canada invites its members to review the successes and learnings of 2022, and plans for 2023. This is a great chance to ask questions and let AHC know how they can help you best in your hepatitis advocacy work. Already a member? Register Learn… Read more »

Job Title: Manager of Housing and Program Services Location: Downtown Vancouver   Founded in 1987, McLaren Housing Society of BC (MHS) was the first HIV/AIDS housing provider in Canada. From a private home offering accommodation to five people the organization has expanded to provide a variety of innovative affordable housing options and support services to… Read more »

  Join us for a webinar with the Canadian HIV and Disability Project (CaNHDis) of Realize: A National Environmental Scan of HIV and Disability Resources Register   Summary: Systemic ableism is increasingly being identified as a major barrier in Canada’s HIV Response (PHAC, 2020). Realize’s ongoing dialogues across the HIV and Disability sectors have flagged… Read more »

  From Women and Gender Equality Canada Pacific Region  Women and Gender Equality Canada is inviting: Organizations with experience working on gender-based violence (GBV) issues that meet all the eligibility requirements to submit a proposal for funding. This call for proposals is comprised of two funding streams.   Stream 1: Promising Practices The objective of this… Read more »

PLDI Core Training February 1-15, 2023

  The Positive Leadership Development Institute trainings are developed by and for people living with HIV. PLDI Western Canada- PLDI CORE training “Who am I as a Leader?” will start in February 2023 on Wednesdays. PLDI Trainer led Zoom sessions will be Feb 1, 8, and 15, 2023 from 9 AM-12 PM Pacific. Online self-paced sessions… Read more »

Apply for AHA Centre Community Engagement Fund

  The AHA Centre is launching another funding call for the Community Engagement Fund. The Community Engagement Fund is a strategy plan to increase dependable access and support to Community-Based Research in Indigenous communities. They are currently seeking applications for this very quick turnaround and timeline. Amount available: up to $10,000 per application Deadline for… Read more »

The work we do at PAN is collaborative and rooted in the issues identified by our member organizations. We begin with community-identified needs, followed by carefully considered data, and deliver results for community development, skills building and action. This process reflects three of our key values including accountability and stewardship, evidence-based action, and collaboration and… Read more »