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Columbian Centre Currents for March 2008
Columbian Centre Currents for November 2007
Columbian Centre Currents for March 2007
Columbian Centre Currents for November 2006

CCS Upcoming Events

Our annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 25th, 2008, 5:30 p.m. at Christ Community Church, 2221 Bowen Road, Nanaimo. Click here for more information.

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Understanding Addiction Dr. Gabor Maté will be speaking in Nanaimo on November 25th. Please join us for an intimate exploration of addiction and its impact on all of us. Click here for details.


Dr. Gabor Maté, author and columnist, and staff phsyician at Vancouver's Portland Hotel, which includes Vancouver's Insite supervised injection site, will visit Nanaimo on Tuesday and Wednesday, November 25 and 26. Community partners Columbian Centre Society, Nanaimo Region John Howard Society, Vancouver Island Regional Library, and Nanaimo Alcohol and Drugs Action Coalition (NADAC) have teamed up to host Dr. Maté at an evening lecture and book reading and at a luncheon event. Click here for full press release and schedule of events.