News Category: Opportunities


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The Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence and Teaching Excellence in STEM

The Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence honour exceptional elementary and secondary school teachers in all disciplines. The committee looks for clear evidence that nominees have excelled in all of the following five areas: Digital and Creative Literacy in the Classroom, Innovative and Exemplary Teaching Practices, Support Student Success and MORE


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Canadian Drugs and Substances Strategy

On September 5, 2018, Health Canada launched a public consultation on potential next steps in the Canadian Drugs and Substances Strategy (CDSS). The CDSS is the federal government’s health-focused approach to substance use issues. First Call is looking for youth who are knowledgeable on substance use to participate in our submission to MORE


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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