BC Association of Community Response Networks

Campaigns and Professional Development Events

Seminar on Financial Management for Elders
Hosted by the Chinese Community Response Network and CCM Vancouver Centre

May 11, 2022, 10 AM – 12 PM (PDT)

This seminar is specifically for Cantonese and Mandarin-speaking seniors to learn how to handle their finances, the signs of financial abuse, and what they can do to protect themselves.

For more information, or to register, please contact Joanne Yu at 604-877-8608 or jyu@ccmcanada.org.


F.A.S.T. Track: Innovation Summit for Seniors Transportation

May 12, 2022, 11:30 AM – 3 PM (EDT), Online

This is Canada’s first national summit on seniors’ transportation to help future-proof transportation in the country.

This Zoom event is the culmination of F.A.S.T. Track – a national initiative supporting transportation innovation, led by HelpAge Canada and delivered by CanAge and O’Hara Aging + Accessibility.

Be part of a cross-country conversation connecting government officials, leaders in transportation and aging, community organizations and members of the general public to share ideas and knowledge, and discuss the findings of Canada’s first-ever snapshot of seniors’ transportation. Register now.


Scam and Fraud Workshop
Hosted by the Houston Community Response Network and the Northern Society for Domestic Peace

May 18, 2022, 1-4 PM (PDT), Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre Hall, 3955 3rd Avenue, Smithers, BC

This free in-person workshop will cover:

  • The different types of scams and fraud
  • Tips on how to protect yourself
  • What to do if you’re a victim of a scam or fraud
  • The importance of reporting.

For more information or to register, contact Shannon of the RCMP-based Victim Services at 250-847-9374.


Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange 2022 – Save the Date!

May 26, 2022, 9 AM – 6 PM (EDT), Online

Since 2006, the Annual National Initiative for the Care of the Elderly (NICE) Knowledge Exchange has provided a unique opportunity for members of the community, clinicians, academics, researchers, practitioners, students, seniors, and business leaders to come together, to network, to exchange new ideas, introduce insights and innovations, and transfer knowledge and best practices with the goal of improving the care of older adults.

Join us online this year for the 15th Annual NICE Knowledge Exchange, with the theme of A New Era of Aging: Opportunities for Action. Register now.



World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2022

June 15, 2022, Worldwide

Wear your best purple and safely join us in recognizing this important day of awareness and community in person and online!

This year’s theme: Human Rights Don’t Get Old.

Check back for more WEAAD news and be sure to talk to your local CRN to get involved.

Be sure to also follow us on Facebook and Twitter and post using the hashtags #WEAAD2022 and #BCWEAAD2022.

(Header Photo: Castlegar CRN/Kootenay IRIS Facebook)