May 2013: The Asbestos-related Research, Education and Advocacy Fund (AREA Fund) is hosting the Walk for Truth on June 22 in Powell River, BC, to raise awareness of asbestos-related disease. Registration is now open.
May 2013: Partnership co-lead Chris McLeod is a recipient of a UBC Hampton Research Fund award for his project entitled “The health and well being consequences of the great recession: a comparative and cross-jurisdictional analysis.”
April 2013: On May 5 a 5km fundraising walk to help support families affected by workplace tragedy will be help at Burnaby Lake Regional Park. More
April 2013: On April 28 workers, families, and employers will remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational diseases. A ceremony will be held in Vancouver on April 26 at 10:30am. More information about this ceremony and others.
March 2013: Partnership Co-Lead Chris McLeod will speak about the opportunities and challenges of international comparative research in Melbourne, Australia on March 14.
February 2013: The Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba Research and Workplace Innovation Program has provided funding for a 2 year project comparing injury claim rates in BC, Manitoba, and Ontario.
February 2013: It is with great sadness that we mark the sudden passing of our colleague Dr. Clyde Hertzman.
February 2013: Congratulations to Partnership Co-Lead Mieke Koehoorn, who was named a CIHR Chair in Gender, Work and Health.
February 2013: The second annual Walk for Truth is scheduled for Saturday, June 22, 2013, in Powell River, BC.