Congratulations to the Abbotsford Forensic Nursing Service!

November 8th, 2019

On behalf of the Canadian Forensic Nurse Association please accept our congratulations on the 20th Anniversary of your Forensic Nursing Service program initiated in 1999 at Abbotsford Hospital (later Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre). Twenty years of providing best practice health care to patients who have presented for the medical forensic care provided by […]

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NEVR 9th Annual Conference

October 28th, 2019

The NEVR Conference, Safe Communities: Voices from the Shadows is just over a week away (October 31, November 1), and it promises to be stimulating! Register now before it’s too late! This two-day conference is presented at the low cost of only $100 and includes a variety of interesting speakers, topics, networking opportunities and refreshments. […]

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Job Posting: Single Mother’s Support Group Contract Facilitator

October 8th, 2019

Status:  Independent Contractor – Approx. 3-4 hours per week Location:  Newton, Surrey BC Posting period:  Until Oct 16, 2019 Rate of pay: $350 contract fee per month Responsibilities include: Facilitate the weekly peer support group meetings at our Newton location (Saturdays 10am-noon) responsibility for content, continuity and tone of the group meetings; Support with set […]

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September 30th, 2019

The Canadian Forensic Nurses Association (CFNA) has been made aware of information being distributed without our knowledge, with the implied involvement of CFNA from Donna Collins, CEO and Consultant from Crystal Clear Transitional Care Inc. The Canadian Forensic Nurses Association wishes to inform the public and our members that Ms Collins is not a member […]

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2019 Canadian Symposium on Advanced Practices in Child Maltreatment

September 18th, 2019

October 7-10, 2019 Inn at the Forks Winnipeg, Manitoba PROGRAM October 7th and 8th – Advanced Issues in Child Maltreatment Intended audience: Law Enforcement, Lawyers, Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, and those that work with children. Speakers Include: Dr. Lori Frasier MD FAAP, Dr. Joan Durrant PhD, Dr. Tracie Afifi PhD, Honourable Judge Raymond Wyant JD, […]

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End Violence Against Children Funding opportunity

September 9th, 2019

Please see below on behalf of End Violence Against Children The End Violence Fund is excited to announce a new $13 million funding round. From now until 6 December, the Fund is accepting Expressions of Interest for projects focused on ending online child sexual exploitation and abuse. We are interested in projects that leverage existing […]

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IAFN International Conference on Forensic Nursing Science and Practice

June 19th, 2019

Just a reminder that registration has opened for the IAFN 2019 Conference! 2019 Registration Fees Early Bird (June 3-July 12, 2019) Member $ 560.00 Non-member $ 689.00 Regular (July 13-Aug 16, 2019) Member $ 585.00 Non-member $ 714.00 Late (Aug 17-Sept 4, 2019) Member $ 690.00 Non-member $ 819.00 More Information can be found on […]

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Amendments to Bill C-83 and Letter of Support

June 17th, 2019

Please see the attached information regarding Bill C-83. Shared in case you have a desire to support this cause. The deadline has passed but we encourage you to still write and show your support if you would like to. Dear colleagues, As you may know, Bill C-83, An Act to Amend the Corrections and Conditional […]

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Custody and Caring: 16th Biennial International Conference on the Nurse’s Role in the Criminal Justice System

May 29th, 2019

The 16th Biennial International Conference on the Nurse’s Role in the Criminal Justice System will be held in Saskatoon October 23-25, 2019. For more information please visit

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Forensic Science and Criminal Law Conference

May 6th, 2019

June 7-8, 2019 UBC Robson Square, Vancouver, British Columbia Join us for this comprehensive two-day conference on the latest issues in Forensic Science. With an esteemed Planning Committee comprised of judges from each level of court in BC, forensic experts, and senior crown and defence counsel from BC and beyond, this conference will critically examine […]

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