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Stimulus Conference 2023: Drugs, Policy, and Practice in Canada

A unique opportunity to fund the crucial work of the largest harm reduction and drug policy gathering in Canada. Be part of this critical event and historic movement by donating today!



In 2018, a coalition of civil society organizations held the largest-ever gathering of harm reduction and drug policy minds in Canadian history—laying the groundwork for increased harm reduction services and positive changes to Canada’s drug policy.

With tragic drug toxicity-related deaths rapidly rising and the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, the time to convene has never been more critical.

On October 5 - 7, 2023, national leaders in Harm Reduction and Drug Policy will convene in Ottawa for Stimulus 2023: Drugs, Policy, and Practice in Canada. The conference will be the epicentre of progressive drug policy in Canada.

This year’s Stimulus Conference will call for bold and urgent action from policymakers to end this drug policy crisis and identify actions needed to achieve positive, lasting change. We expect 1,500 attendees including people who use drugs, health, and social service providers, officials from all levels of government, and...read more

Donation Impact

We are inviting supporters like you to make an impact and help fund this crucial work. Costs of Stimulus 2023 include speakers, event materials, venue, evaluation,  translation and interpretation, and catering. Your donation will also help to minimize registration fees and provide scholarships for those who lack the means to participate without your help.

If you have any questions or would like more information, contact Naja Kassir at nkassir@sfu.ca.

We could not do this without your generosity. Donate today.


Nous invitons les sponsors comme vous à faire un impact en aidant à financer ce travail crucial. Les coûts de Stimulus 2023 comprennent les dépenses pour la venue des conférencier·ère·s, les services de traduction et d’interprétation, les programmes et les sacs de la conférence, la location de l’espace, l’évaluation ainsi que les repas et rafraîchissements.

Si vous avez des questions ou souhaitez plus d’informations, contactez Naja Kassir à nkassir@sfu.ca

Nous ne pourrions pas faire ce travail sans votre générosité. Faites un don aujourd’hui.