The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) is Canada’s federal funding agency for health research. Composed of 13 Institutes, we collaborate with partners and researchers to support the discoveries and innovations that improve our health and strengthen our health care system.


Nanki Nezulne (Our Two Spirits) LGBTQ2+ Health and Wellness Services is operated under Carrier Sekani Family Services (CSFS). CSFS is a non-profit organization that offers a wide scope of holistic wellness services to member Nations in Northern British Columbia.

Two Spirited People of Manitoba is a community-based organization focused on helping Indigenous LGBTQ/Two-Spirit people improve their lives. With the help of our tireless volunteers, we provide awareness workshops, advocate to prevent homophobia and transphobia, and organize community events.

Institutional Collaborators

The British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) provides health promotion and prevention services, analytical and policy support to government and health authorities, and diagnostic and treatment services to reduce communicable & chronic disease, preventable injury and environmental health risks.

Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) promotes the health of gay, bi, trans, and queer men and Two-Spirit and non-binary (GBT2Q) people through research and intervention development.

Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) Faculty of Health Sciences offers some of Canada’s most comprehensive and integrated programs and has a strong reputation for producing world-class innovative research. We strive to improve the health of individuals and populations, partnering with local, national, and global communities to further our goals: social justice and health equity for all.