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2021 Options AGM

It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since our last AGM, and at the same time it feels like an eternity since the pandemic began! Our theme for this year is connection. We will highlight the many ways we have created, sustained, and enhanced connection while living through the last year. We are… Read more »

Nanaimo Clinic Update

After more than 20 years we are closing the location on Prideaux Street, effective June 16th. We expect that we will be closed until at least July 5th. Updates will be made on social media and our website. You can book a telehealth appointment or call Sex Sense to find alternate options for services in… Read more »

Happy Nursing Week 2021

Kathryn Fitzgerald, our Board President, wanted to take a moment to share her appreciation for our fabulous RNs and to give you some insight into the type of work they do at our clinics. I recently learned that May 12 is the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. It is a day that is internationally recognized… Read more »

International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day 2021 Last year, we were planning a movie premiere for IWD. Last year we were sad that we had to postpone but figured it would only be postponed for a few months. Last year, we didn’t know the devastation COVID-19 would cause in our world. Last year we didn’t know that the… Read more »

Back In My Day

Did you know that here in BC, we have some of the best sexual health education standards in the country? Yup, they’re evidence-informed, age and development appropriate to educate young people from kindergarten to grade 12. What’s great is that they inform things like physiology, reproduction, and gender as well as how to navigate things… Read more »

It’s SRH Week 2021!

Even in a pandemic, sexual and reproductive health week is *still* an important time of year! This year’s theme is Youth Centered Care: It’s Your Right! As we focus this year’s events on youth, we are channeling our inner Millennial spirit, and taking our events online so that you can still join in on all… Read more »

2020 Annual General Meeting

Things are going to look a little different this year with our AGM, but despite a global pandemic, we still have to get our non-profit business done (and have some fun along the way, too!). We invite you to join us for our AGM and Awards ceremony. Attend virtually and contribute to what makes our… Read more »

Time to Act

The Time to Act is NOW. Today would have been Breonna Taylor’s 27th Birthday. But her life was cut short because of anti-Black racism. We know it’s important to recognize the lethal anti-Black racism currently being perpetrated and protested throughout the world. So, we are pausing; to listen, to learn, to unlearn, to take action, to… Read more »

Options Actions and a Request

So here we are. A time in our lives that is unprecedented, challenging and calls on all of us to work together, at a distance, to keep as many people healthy as possible. As an organization that provides sexual and reproductive health services, we are essential. We know that sex doesn’t stop just because people… Read more »

COVID-19 Update

November 9, 2020 Update We continue to offer services, with some practical limitations, requirements, and requests. We ask that you please be patient with us during this time as we work towards ensuring access to sexual and reproductive health care and services and keeping our staff and patients safe. This is an evolving situation, and… Read more »