News Category: Opportunities


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Spotlight: Child Welfare

Spotlight: Child Welfare is a collaborative journalism project that aims to deepen and improve reporting on B.C.’s child welfare system. Their goals are to produce in-depth, nuanced, data-driven and solutions‑oriented reporting about B.C.’s child‑welfare system, and to develop a model for collaborative journalism projects that folks can use in other regions MORE


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Canadian Labour Congress Collecting Women at Work Stories

The Canadian Labour Congress is looking for stories from women in the workforce. When Canada’s unions launched their #DoneWaiting campaign, they identified several key barriers many women face: wage inequality, violence and harassment at work, and the lack of accessible and affordable child care. Now it’s time to expand the MORE


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Know Your Rights

The Society for Children and Youth launched a free Child and Youth Legal Clinic at Ray-Cam Community Centre in Vancouver. The drop-in legal clinic is for children and youth ages 9-19 and held from 3-6pm on the first Tuesday of every month starting February 5th.


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Basic Income Feedback Form

On July 3, 2018 the Province announced the creation of an expert committee to study the potential for using a basic income approach in its efforts to reduce poverty and prepare for the emerging economy. Organizations and individuals with an interest in basic income are invited to share their input MORE


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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