News & Updates

Keep up to date with the Community Action Initiative news & updates below. The Community Action Initiative provides grant and training opportunities for community-based organizations across BC to develop and deliver innovative projects that respond to the needs of individuals and families experiencing mental health and/or substance use challenges.

International Overdose Awareness Day 2022

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD), a global event held each year to raise awareness and end overdose, remember without stigma those who have died, and acknowledge the grief[...]

Five Questions with Breaking Barriers Project

The Breaking Barriers Project was implemented from June 2020 to March 2021 through a collaboration between the City of Chilliwack, Fraser Health and Chilliwack Healthier Community, and was funded through the Community Wellness and Harm[...]

International Overdose Awareness Day 2021

  International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event held on August 31 each year, aiming to spread the message that the tragedy of overdose death is preventable. It also[...]

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2021

Written by: Janine Stevenson – Director of Strategic Initiatives & Special Projects, Dakota Fayant-McLeod – Communications Coordinator With a focus on Indigenous Harm Reduction methods of support and education we[...]