Special thank you to BCLions for supporting the Cedar Project in the Downtown East Side!

Led by @d_mackie, seven #BCLions players had an opportunity to go to Vancouver’s Downtown East Side & serve meals to more than 1200 people recently. What began as giving back to the community, turned into much more for our players. Interested in staying up to to date to CEIH news? Sign up for our newsletter […]

The first Indigenous female surgeon in Canada is battling for health justice

Nadine Caron was appalled to hear racist views about Indigenous health from a project adviser. So she’s fighting to change perceptions. Nadine Caron was horrified by what she was hearing. On a summer’s day in 2017, she was on a conference call discussing a potential project to improve genetic treatments for Indigenous children in Canada. […]

Learn how to get involved with Orange shirt day | National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2022

Every child matters. On September 30th, people across Canada wear orange and participate in Orange Shirt Day events to recognize and raise awareness about the history and legacies of the residential school system in Canada. The Canadian government designated September 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, beginning in 2021. This responds to Truth and […]

FNHA and UBC establish chair to prevent cancer and improve wellbeing

Preventing cancer and improve wellbeing for Indigenous Peoples Mar 17, 2017 Written by UBC PR The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) and the University of British Columbia have created a faculty position dedicated to improving cancer outcomes and overall wellness among First Nations and Indigenous people, based in the School of Population and Public Health […]