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Election 2017 party responses to First Call coalition questions

On behalf of our 101 member organizations, First Call sent questions from our 2017 Provincial Election Toolkit to each of the three main parties in this election. All three parties have responded, and we encourage everyone to read their answers to our questions about putting the interests of children, youth MORE


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C&NN International Conference 2017 – Apr. 18-21 – #CNC2017

Kids Need Nature, Nature Needs Kids Tuesday-Friday, Apr. 18-21 Westin Bayshore, Vancouver Find more info Join the Children & Nature Network International Conference for inspiring keynotes, workshops, field trips and action labs designed to support and advance the work you do to connect children, families and communities to nature.


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Children and nature conference – Vancouver, Apr. 18-21

April 18–21, 2017 Westin Bayshore, Vancouver Find more info Register Don’t miss this top international gathering of leaders, advocates and activists from the children and nature movement. The overall conference consists of an evening reception, a one-day summit (Nature for an Urban World) and a day-and-a-half conference (Kids Need Nature, MORE


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Webinar series: How Fracking & Natural Gas Impact Maternal Health

Many of the chemicals associated with gas extraction and development have been connected with acute and chronic health problems in children and women, including respiratory, neurological, reproductive and developmental impacts. For parents and health professionals, this six-part webinar series focuses on our current understanding of possible impacts and how we MORE


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Evidence: Children in nature – Teacher resource

The David Suzuki Foundations’ 30X30 challenge encourages you to #lovenature. According to 30×30.davidsuzuki.org: “For children, studies show that time outdoors, especially unstructured time in more natural settings, can increase curiosity, creativity and problem solving ability. It also improves their physical fitness and coordination and reduces symptoms associated with attention deficit MORE


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BCCIC Sustainable Development Conference, Vancouver, September 17

Saturday, September 17, 2016 Hillel BC, University of BC View conference agenda and registration information Questions? Contact Kareen Wong at kareen@bccic.ca or 604-899-4475 The BC Council for International Cooperation’s Sustainable Development Conference includes a morning unconference on BC’s leadership potential within the new UN Sustainable Development Goals as well as MORE