Category: Blog Posts

BCCDC Foundation Welcomes our First Director of Development

We’re excited to announce the latest member of our leadership team, Natasha Krotez! Learn more about why Natasha joined the Foundation and the community impact she is driven to make.

Committed Supporters Gave from the Heart this Giving Tuesday

We’re grateful to our incredible supporters who made our Giving Tuesday campaign a success once again this year! Read our blog post for more.

Looking Back on Activate Health Over 2021

In this blog post, we take a look back at Activate Health over 2021, our battle cry for British Columbians, and invite you to join us in the new year by becoming a health ambassador in your community!

Providing Evidence to Guide COVID-19 Response: BC COVID-19 SPEAK 2 Survey and Interactive Dashboard

The BCCDC Foundation is proud to have funded the BC COVID-19 SPEAK 2 Survey that has been informing BC’s COVID-19 decision-making and policies. In our blog post, you can learn more and view the dashboard to see how these data are critical for response and recovery in BC.

It’s an Exciting Time to Join Our Board!

Want to join our Board of Directors? Read our blog post to learn more about this opportunity, including how to apply!

Activate Health by Reducing Unnecessary Antibiotic Use

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared November 18th-24th World Antimicrobial Awareness Week. In this guest blog post from antimicrobial expert, Nick Smith, at the BC Centre for Disease Control, learn how you can Activate Health to ensure antibiotics continue to work now and into the future.

‘Tis the Season of Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday, November 30th this year, is considered the “opening day of giving season.” We hope you choose to support our Emergency Response Fund this year. Read our blog post for more on why we hope you give.

We’re Seeking a Senior Development Officer to Join Our Growing Fundraising Team!

We’re seeking qualified candidates to apply for the role of Senior Development Officer who will work with our Director of Development to develop and implement fund development strategies. Apply today before the posting closes on December 6th!

Project Update: BCCDC’s COVID-19 Wastewater Surveillance in Metro Vancouver Communities

With the help of some funding from the BCCDC Foundation, Dr Melissa Glier and Dr Natalie Prystajecky provide an update on their research progress on how wastewater data continues to be used in the pandemic response.

Activate Health to Protect Yourself and Your Community This Fall and Winter

With both COVID-19 and respiratory illnesses like influenza around us, we share the importance of staying safe for the protection of yourself and others as we move through another fall and winter season.