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Community of Practice

Community of practice meetings actively bring together CBRCanada members from across Canada and beyond to engage in meaningful discussions. All involved in community-based research are welcome, whether you are a researcher, peer-researcher, student, project coordinator, administrator, director, or community leader. The purpose of the community of practice is to network with others, learn from each other, and exchange best practices.  


The group meets the second Friday of every other month. Meetings are one hour, informal, and participatory. Sign up to receive re-occurring calendar invitations for the entire year. You can unsubscribe at any time and can attend as many meetings as you wish.  


This will register you for recurring monthly Community of Practice sessions. You may unsubscribe at anytime.

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Next Community of Practice
March 10, 2023 at 12pm ET

Topic: Supporting Community-Led Research through Non-Profit Research Centres


Facilitators: Mary-Elizabeth Vacarro and Steph Millican

“I am appreciating being part of CBRCanada’s

Community of Practice. I have been able to

connect with community-based research focused

faculty and staff at various academic institutions

across Canada. I am also learning about

resources and non-academic organizations which

can be used to facilitate community-based

research. These connections and resources are

proving to be very valuable in promoting

community-based research within my own

research centre.”

I’m glad to meet new people in this field, passionate about community-based research. I felt comforted around my nervousness practicing community-based research.

- Anonymous Community of Practice participant

- Jo Ann Miller, Research Manager, Institute on Aging and Lifelong Health, University of Victoria

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