Category: What’s New

Newsletter #4: September 2019

Get up to date with what’s going on at the Foundation, with our fourth newsletter! You can view it here, and if you want it delivered directly to your inbox, you can subscribe!

BCCDC Foundation, BCCDC and Science World: a power trio for the ages!

For the third October in a row, we’re teaming up with Science World and the experts at the BC Centre for Disease Control to host a fun and fabulous adults-only event…that happens to be full of facts! The crew at Science World are cooking up a mystery for the public to solve, which can only …

We get by with a little help from our friends

We here at the BCCDC Foundation have often mentioned in blog posts and other platforms that we are indebted to our Board of Directors. The same is true for our advisors. While they don’t have the voting rights and responsibilities of the regular board members, they have been, and continue to be, a valuable part …

Anti-Stigma Education and Recovery Day 2019

On September 7, we loaded up our fearless leader’s cute little ’98 Honda Civic, and with some much-needed help from Google Maps, hit the road to New Westminster for Recovery Day BC. Recovery Day is part music festival, part information fair, and part community engagement event for people to learn about recovery from addiction and …

Call for Applications for Fall 2019 OAP Competition Now Open!

Are you a faculty member at the BCCDC/BCPHL with a new research question that you’d like to pilot to see if it can be developed further or are you looking to help fund a workshop, or for travel funding? If so, you’re in luck; the BCCDC Foundation Open Awards Program competition for Fall 2019 is …

Newsletter #3: August 2019

We hope you enjoy our third newsletter! You can view it here, and if you don’t want to miss the next one, you can subscribe!

Public Health Superhero Event Wrap-up

What the heck is a Public Health Superhero?! Well, we answered this and other questions at our live podcast event at Science World on August 7th where we worked to demystify public health, and had a little fun along the way. Moderated by BC’s Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry – basically BC’s Public Health …

We’re proud to partner with LifeLabs

We’re proud to announce that the BCCDC Foundation is partnering with LifeLabs on an anti-stigma campaign about substance use.

Countdown to Public Health Superheroes Event!

If you haven’t heard about it yet, we are one week away from our free live podcast event “Public Health Superheroes”! Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-health-superheroes-registration-64733533742 Join Drs Bonnie Henry, Monika Naus, Troy Grennan, Agatha Jassem, and Sara Young as we decode public health. Date: Wednesday, August 7th, 2019. Time: 7:30-9:00 pm. Location: Science Theatre, Telus World …

To Everything There is a Season

We’ve said many times that the BCCDC Foundation is indebted to its Board of Directors, so it is with much thanks and gratitude that we say goodbye to two valued members of our Board and wish them well. Both Dr. Judith Hall and Donald J. Avison joined the Board in 2014. Judy came with a …