Category: What’s New

BCCDC Foundation Welcomes Our New Board Treasurer

We’re excited to introduce you to our new Treasurer on our Board of Directors, Andrew Montgomerie. We also thank Carmond Ng, for serving as Treasurer on our Board of Directors since 2016.

Newsletter #33: February 2022

Test, Link, Call (TLC) Project: Improving Connection to Hepatitis C Virus Treatment After Release from Provincial Prisons in BC, Reflections: COVID-19, Looking Back and Ahead, Together, and we’d love your help with a thing! Check out our February issue for these stories, and more!

Reflections: COVID-19, Looking Back and Ahead, Together

In a follow-up to her COVID-19 reflections piece in 2020, our Executive Director, Kristy Kerr, returns to share her reflections on living and working in the pandemic two years later.

Test, Link, Call (TLC) Project: Improving Connection to Hepatitis C Virus Treatment After Release from Provincial Prisons in BC

With funding and support from the BCCDC Foundation for Public Health, the Test, Link, Call Project (TLC) was formed. This project aims to increase the proportion of people affected by HCV infection who connect to a community HCV treatment provider after release from BC Provincial Correctional Centres.

Newsletter #32: January 2022

Dr Travis Salway returns a year later with another guest blog post for the Foundation on the issue of conversion therapy, why vaccination is our strongest tool in our toolkit, the two fundraising positions we’re hiring for, and more in our first newsletter of 2022!

Vaccination: Our Strongest Tool in Our COVID-19 Toolkit

One of the clearest Activate Health messages we’ve had since COVID-19 vaccines became available, and one of the clearest ways we can each, as individuals, protect the health and safety of the population, is through vaccination—our strongest tool in our toolkit—true before COVID-19, and will remain true after COVID-19.

Beyond the Ban: A Public Health Strategy to Eradicate Anti-2S/LGBTQ Practices

In this guest blog post, Dr Travis Salway returns to provide an update on his previous blog post on conversion therapy, including the recent passing of Bill C-4, and to propose what needs to be done next.

Now Hiring: Senior Development Officer

We’re hiring a Senior Development Officer to join our growing fundraising team! Learn more about the role, how to apply, and the application deadline.

Now Hiring: Development Coordinator

We’re hiring a Development Coordinator to join our growing fundraising team! Learn more about the role, how to apply, and the application deadline.

Newsletter #31: December 2021

In this month’s newsletter, BC COVID-19 SPEAK 2 Survey Provides Evidence to Guide COVID-19 Response, Giving Tuesday update, meet our new Director of Development, and more!