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CANADA | Jan 24, 2023

Federal tax credit for multi-generational home renovations good start but not enough, experts say

More families are opting to live together in multi-generational homes amid rising costs and housing challenges.Morie Ford and her husband have been 'empty nesters' for the past 15 years. But that changed last month when their daughter and her partner moved into their newly constructed laneway hou

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COVID-19 Rapid Testing Program for Community Organizations

Help keep your organization and your community safer through the Stop the Spread and Stay Safe! program:  The Canadian Red Cross, working in partnership with Health Canada and provincial and territ

Call for Health Care Key Informants

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) is seeking participants in BC to inform our project on engaging people living with dementia in decisions that matter to them. Currently, we are looking for phy

Seniors' Health and Wellness Institute, COSCO Presents Free Sessions in Cantonese March 2022

A trained facilitator, and fluent in Cantonese, Ms. Ng is available to present the following sessions in Cantonese. Since registration is limited, it is recommended you register early. Details of the

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

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