News Category: Opportunities


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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


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Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre Workshops

The Westcoast Child Care Resource Centre has announced their upcoming Vancouver-based workshops for this summer. Reconciliation and Indigenous Place (Wednesday July 4th) will discuss how to introduce social justice issues to young children and decolonize early childhood practices. Engaging Plural Identities (Wednesday July 11th)  unpacks the idea of plural and multiple identities for children. Click MORE


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Vancouver Crossroads Conference

First Call is excited to be a conference partner for the Vancouver Crossroads event, organized by Organize BC in partnership with the Vancouver District Labour Council. The event will build relationships among community members in Vancouver, while providing space for community members to talk about the civic issues that are important to MORE


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Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve (AHSOR) program expansion

AHSOR is a holistic, community-based program designed to enhance early childhood development, school readiness and overall family health and wellness for First Nations children. The First Nations Health Authority has secured $10.5M of funding from the province of BC to invest in the expansion of AHSOR programming. Communities seeking to MORE