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Report on Complaint Dispositions Pursuant to s. 50 of the Police Act (July to December 1999)

Publication type: 
Annual Report
Agency: 
Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner
Date: 
1999
Pages: 
6
Summary: 
A report produced by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner summarizing complaints made by citizens against municipal police from January to June 1999. There are 21 case summaries and each summary includes a brief description of the complaint made and the action taken by the Police Commissioner.
Keywords: 
British Columbia; Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner; municipal government; police; police misconduct; Vancouver

Saskatchewan Methadone Guidelines for the Treatment of Opiod Addiction

Publication type: 
Web Page / Electronic Reproduction
Agency: 
Saskatchewan Health
Date: 
2002
Pages: 
13
Summary: 
The document is a partial copy of the 2002 Methadone Guidelines for the Treatment of Opiod Addiction as outlined by the College of Physician and Surgeons of Saskatchewan. At the time this was a new treatment approach in Saskatchewan and the document includes a brief history of methadone treatment; information on benefits and appropriate use; a section on terminology; criteria for admitting patients; dosing issues; information on urine testing; and prescribing and dispensing issues.
Keywords: 
addiction; methadone; methadone maintenance treatment (MMT); Saskatchewan; treatment

Injecting Drug Users, HIV/AIDS Treatment and Primary Care in Central and Eastern Europe and the Former Soviet Union

Publication type: 
Policy Paper / Action Plan
Date: 
2002
Pages: 
28
Summary: 
The document includes background on HIV/AIDS cases in Central and Eastern European and the former Soviet Union along with information on HIV/AIDS treatments; anti-retrovirals; injecting drug use; and PCP prevention and CD4+ testing gathered through a survey of 132 organizations in the region. There are a number of charts and graphs throughout the document along with personal testimonials from people in different countries. The authors also include conclusions and recommendations for future research, ARVs, access to testing and primary health care, and substitution treatment.
Keywords: 
anti-retrovirals; Europe; Soviet Union; harm reduction; HIV/AIDS; injection drug use; IDU; treatment

Municpal Police in British Columbia: Complaint Process

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner
Pages: 
5
Summary: 
The document provides information about municipal police departments in British Columbia; what the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner does; the process for making a complaint; how complaints are investigated; public hearings; and contact information for the Office of the Complaint Commissioner and the Municipal Police forces in British Columbia.
Keywords: 
British Columbia; Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner; municipal governemtn; police; police misconduct; Vancouver

Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner 2001 Community Outreach

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner
Date: 
2001
Pages: 
5
Summary: 
The document provides general information about the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner, the agency responsible for monitoring complaints against municipal police. The document also includes information about how the complaint process works; the process for resolving Public Trust complaints, Service and Policy complaints, and Internal Discipline complaints.
Keywords: 
British Columbia; Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner; municipal governemtn; police; police misconduct; Vancouver

Report on Complaint Dispositions Pursuant to s. 50 of the Police Act (January to June 1999)

Publication type: 
Annual Report
Agency: 
Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner
Date: 
1999
Pages: 
6
Summary: 
A report produced by the Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner summarizing complaints made by citizens against municipal police from January to June 1999. There are fourteen case summaries and each summary includes a brief description of the complaint made and the action taken by the Police Commissioner.
Keywords: 
British Columbia; Office of the Police Complaint Commissioner; municipal government; police; police misconduct; Vancouver

How Do I Tell My Kids?: A Disclosure Booklet About HIV/AIDS in the Family

Publication type: 
Training / Education Manual
Agency: 
The Teresa Group Child and Family Aid
Sponsor: 
Health Canada
Date: 
1999
Pages: 
60
Summary: 
The booklet is as a resource to help adults and community workers talk to children about HIV/AIDS. The booklet is not a "how to" guide but rather presents information to consider when communicating with children by posing questions like: Why Tell? Why Not Tell? Who To Tell? What to Tell? and When to Tell? The authors include quotes from parents and children throughout the booklet; a section on children's responses; information specific to communicating with teenagers; and how to disclose to other family members and friends. The booklet concludes with a list of other resources and AIDS hotline numbers listed by province.
Keywords: 
AIDS; adolescents; children; community supports; family; families; HIV; HIV/AIDS; parenting; The Teresa Group Child and Family Aid; youth

Crystal Meth and Other Amphetamines: An Integrated B.C. Strategy

Publication type: 
Policy Paper / Action Plan
Date: 
2004
Pages: 
42
Summary: 
A report produced in 2004 by the B.C. Ministry of Health Services to address the use of crystal meth and other amphetamines in B.C. The report includes: a history of methamphetamine use; a summary of current research and information; five actions to be taken as part of B.C.'s Methamphetamine Strategy - informing the public; building safer communities; identifying high-risk populations; increasing skills of service providers; and reducing harm to individuals. Appendices include: The State of Knowledge Report with references; a Methamphetamine Fact Sheet; and a table listing the current services and systems in place in B.C
Keywords: 
action plan; British Columbia; crystal meth; drug use; methamphetamine; provincial government

Health Goals for British Columbians

Publication type: 
Policy Paper / Action Plan
Agency: 
Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors
Date: 
1997
Pages: 
32
Summary: 
The report produced by the Ministry of Health and Ministry Responsible for Seniors in 1997 lists six goals to contribute to the health of people living in British Columbia. The document includes: background information on the development of health goals; a definition of health goals; a list of principles and assumptions; pointers on how to work with the health goals; and a Working Guide that details each of the six goals.
Keywords: 
British Columbia; health; health programs; provincial government; strategy

Epi Update - HIV and AIDS in Canada

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control
Sponsor: 
Health Canada
Date: 
1996
Pages: 
1
Summary: 
An information sheet providing statistical information about HIV and AIDS in Canada. The document summarizes the state of the HIV epidemic in Canada by reporting the number of AIDS cases and the total number of persons infected with HIV.
Keywords: 
AIDS; Canada; HIV; HIV/AIDS; HIV epidemic

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