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CANADA | Feb 20, 2024

[News] Loneliness among seniors is a global threat. This advocate is pushing for a local solution

Loneliness among seniors is a global threat. This advocate is pushing for a local solution

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B.C. doctors can now prescribe a year-long pass to Canada's national parks

Doctors across several Canadian provinces can now prescribe patients a pass to the country’s national parks system in a bid to improve their mental and physical health.  On Monday, Parks Canada sa

New BC Bereavement Study Seeking Participants

New research study seeking participants for a survey study looking at bereavement experiences in British Columbia  BC Centre for Palliative Care is conducting a study looking at bereavement experie

Call for proposals launched to help Canadians enter the labour market, make a career change or learn new skills

The Canadian labour market continues to evolve quickly, leaving many workers without the necessary skills to meet on-the-job demands, and many employers struggling to find employees to fill vacancies.

Canada’s Volunteer Awards program

The call for nominations is now open until March 4, 2022. For more information on the nomination process, please visit the Guidelines for nomination page. Canada’s Volunteer Awards The objec

Metro Vancouver HomeShare Pilot Site Coordinator

Work Opportunity: Metro Vancouver HomeShare Pilot Site Coordinator Employment Type: Part-time, Contract with Canada HomeShare a division of the National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) W

Provincial grant will benefit seniors at risk of homelessness

Seniors throughout British Columbia will have a helping hand to connect those who are at risk of homelessness find housing and other vital mental-health supports, thanks to a provincial investment. T

Home Support Survey 2021/22

In December 2021, the Office of the Seniors Advocate launched the second province-wide survey of Home Support recipients and their families/caregivers. All recipients of Home Support will receive a su

Men's Shed Association of BC Conference - Video Recap and Grant Opportunity

With local, provincial, national, and international participation and presentations, the recent Men's Shed Association of B.C. Conference was an important milestone for celebrating and growing the Men

ECHO for psychosocial health care providers

A new ECHO is on the horizon. Co-created by and for psychosocial health care providers, the latest offering of the Palliative Care ECHO project-BC Hub (that’s us) will be a year-long program on th

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