Category: What’s New

COVID-19: Our Shared Experience, Our Shared Success

We thank every individual that’s played a role in protecting our population: from our donors, to the superhero staff at the BC Centre for Disease Control, to our provincial leaders, and to every person who has done their part to wash their hands, physically distance, and take precautions.

Newsletter #13: June 2020

A message from our Provincial Health Officer Dr Bonnie Henry, COVID-19 research at the BC Centre for Disease Control, social justice, and public health are some of the topics we cover in our June newsletter.

Sign at a protest that reads "Fight today for a better tomorrow"

Social Justice and Public Health

Social justice and public health are intrinsically linked. Right now, the world is seeing how the need for improving social justice is reaching a boiling point. If we want to improve public health, we must engage in social justice now.

Social Justice and Public Health: Taking Action

Each of us has the power to create meaningful change that our world urgently needs. Here are 8 ways you can support social justice and public health right away.

BC COVID-19 Combat Collective

The BCCDC Foundation has joined forces with VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation, BC Cancer Foundation, and UBC to combat COVID-19 in BC.

Combating COVID-19 on a population level

Gifts to the Emergency Response Fund are supporting 3 phases of public health research at the BCCDC, which will keep British Columbians safe from COVID-19.

Newsletter #12: May 2020

In our May newsletter, we talk about the BC COVID-19 SPEAK survey, two colliding health emergencies, what we’ve funded, the BC Stay-at-Home Campout, and more. Check it out!

That’s a wrap! The BC-Stay-at-Home Campout

From make-shift forts in living rooms, to camping tents set up on patios, balconies, and backyards, families across BC and beyond participated in the second BC Stay-at-Home Campout.

When Two Public Health Emergencies Collide

BC is facing two concurrent public health emergencies: the overdose crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic. How do we protect all British Columbians, especially vulnerable populations, in this context?

BC businesses helping to beat COVID-19

We want to recognize the outstanding generosity and support of the businesses who have supported our Emergency Response Fund.