Bathurst Queen Neighbourhood Association Press Conference

**Originally posted on the Bathurst Quay Neighbourhood Association website** On Thursday, June 4, members of the Bathurst Quay Neighbourhood Association (BQNA) held a press conference to raise awareness of people trapped in cycle of homelessness in local neighbourhood parks. Speakers included MPP Chris Glover, BQNA members, supportive housing advocates, and area residents. Members of the BQNA …

OPEN LETTER: A Call for Justice: Race-Based Data Collection in the COVID-19 Context

On an April 10th briefing, Chief Medical Officer of Health (CMOH) Dr. Williams was asked about collecting race and socio-demographic data.  This question was prompted in response to efforts that black leaders in the Black Health Alliance initiated by issuing an open letter – calling for collection of these data informed by long standing advocacy …

Coronavirus Service Update: Adjusted Hours of Operation

APRIL 10TH, 2020 A STATUTORY HOLIDAY; ALL OF OUR SITES ARE CLOSED! We have now reduced our service hours and services. If you answer yes to any of these questions, please do not come to the health centre but go home and self-isolate: Have you travelled in the last 14 days or have been in …

Coronavirus Service Update: ALL CLIENTS REQUIRE PHONE SCREENING

PLEASE DO NOT DROP INTO OUR OFFICE FOR ANY REASONS. All clients require phone screening before ANY appointments. Any upcoming appointment may be cancelled or changed to a virtual one; you will be informed if this happens.  Your provider’s call may come from a blocked number – please answer it. If directed by your provider, …

Coronavirus Update: Postponing Non-urgent Appointments

Please note, in order to help protect our clients and others during this time, we will be postponing all non-urgent in-person appointments until further notice. We are also screening all clients at the door.  This is for everyone’s safety and the safety of others. During this time, please try to keep washing your hands, stay …