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Indigenous Knowledge Portal

The First Nations Child & Family Caring Society recently launched their Indigenous Knowledge Portal, a searchable database with links that provide access to a variety of annotated literature reviews, reports, guides, films, booklets, studies, journal articles and presentations related to Aboriginal children and families in Canada


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Mental Health & Addictions Engagement

The BC Government’s Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions is creating a mental health and addictions strategy and is looking for input from British Columbians. There are many ways for you to contribute, including an online feedback form, via email, or through an printable PDF form. Deadline is August 21, 2018 at 4pm.


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Child Care Recognition Award

The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society (BCACCS) invites nominations for the Child Care Recognition Awards. The award will recognize outstanding early childhood educator (ECE) role models who support First Nations and/or Métis language, culture, and traditions. Award recipients can be recognized for a variety of accomplishments, including advocacy work, training development, MORE


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Online training for early childhood educators expands – Wages need to rise too

The Minister of Advanced Education, Skills, and Training announced expansion of the number of students that can access UBC’s early childhood education (ECE) training program. The $350,000 investment over three years will allow an additional 72 students to take the training. In addition to accessible ECE training, we need government to take MORE


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BC Child Care Grant Applications Open

The Government of BC has two child care grant applications open. For both grants, funding is subject to approval and availability of funds and applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The Child Care BC Maintenance Fund grant is available to support eligible organizations to address emergencies, make necessary repairs, MORE


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Take Action on Rental Housing

The Rental Housing Task Force was appointed by Premier John Horgan to advise on how to improve security and fairness for renters and rental housing providers throughout the province. Their work includes talking to the public, speaking with Manufactured home park tenants and owners, identifying options to improve security and MORE


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GreenPAC Parliamentary Internship

GreenPAC is a non-partisan organization that believes Canada needs strong political leaders who are driven to take action to protect the environment. They are currently accepting applications for the GreenPAC Parliamentary Internship in Ottawa for young people ages 18-30 who are passionate about politics and the environment. The program runs from mid-September MORE


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BC Aboriginal Child Care Society call for proposals                

The BC Aboriginal Child Care Society invites workshop proposals for their 21st Annual Provincial Training Conference taking place on November 1-3, 2018. This year’s conference theme is Our Time, Our Stories, Our Children. Workshops this year will encourage educators to explore what it means to support the children and families that are the heart MORE


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Child Care Awards 2018 – Deadline Extended

The biennial Child Care Awards of Excellence honor the outstanding achievements of individuals, organizations and local governments who provide or support the delivery of exceptional early care and learning (ECL) services in B.C. The Ministry of Children and Family Development has extended the award nomination period to account for providers’ limited capacity MORE