Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

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June 7, 2019

Our team has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) to examine the Canadian housing policy landscape over the coming year in our study “Addressing the Knowledge Gaps in Meeting the Housing Needs of Older LGBT Canadians: From Research...

March 4, 2019

​Here are some resources if you think this is happening to you, or if you suspect someone you know is experiencing family violence. 

The Alberta Government has put together a good pamphlet titled: Abuse in Same-Sex and LGBTQ+ Relationships

The (American) National Resou...

March 3, 2019

​(The following are quotes from A Focus on Family Violence: The Chief Public Health Officer’s Report on the State of Public Health in Canada, 2016.)

Some Canadian families are experiencing unhealthy conflict, abuse and violence that have the potential to affect their h...

October 16, 2018

Seniors Connect, in the city of Nanaimo, is a collaborative project focused on reducing the social isolation of adults aged 55 and over through participation in local activities, increased community connection and providing older adults meaningful opportunities for eng...

October 9, 2018

Consider attending both of these free learning opportunities.  

On October 16, 2018 from 10:30 am to 12 pm: Frauds and Scams, presented by Kevin Haarhoff, Senior Investigator, CorporateSecurity, First West Credit Union. In this provincial learning event, participants ca...

October 2, 2018

You are invited to a FREE workshop.

How do you want your care and affairs managed when you are unable to speak for yourself? 

Unexpected illness and death happen to people of all ages.

​There are unique concerns for LGBTQ2S+ people planning in advance for care. Some of...

July 27, 2018

We met quite a few people at the July Victoria Pride Parade and Festival.

July 2, 2018

Gay seniors say they face a hard choice - hide who they are or deal with discriminatory backlash.

Read this story by Nick Purdon & Leonardo Palleja · CBC News

 https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/lgbtq-seniors-long-term-care-homes-discrimination-1.4721384

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