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.


What’s Caught Our Attention – May 2019

2018 BC Adolescent Health Survey McCreary Centre Society has released the results of the 2018 BC Adolescent Health Survey. The BC Adolescent Health Survey (BC AHS) is a questionnaire used[...]

Five Questions with Shelagh Turner

In January 2019, Shelagh Turner took the position of co-chair for Community Action Initiative’s Leadership Council (LC). Shelagh has over 25 years of leadership experience in the non-profit sector and[...]

What’s Caught Our Attention – February 2019

Wilkinson and Pickett Recently, some of the CAI team attended the launch of the book The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone’s Well-Being at UBC[...]

Career Opportunity

Project Manager, Community Action Grants  About the Community Action Initiative (CAI) The Community Action Initiative (CAI) was created to support community-led projects that promote mental health, prevent substance use problems[...]