News Category: Opportunities


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Participate in Parent Support Services of BC Focus Group

The Parent Support Services of BC (PSS) is currently undergoing a research project that they hope will directly inform social policy and practice changes and legal reform for kinship caregivers. PSS is hosting focus groups for folks aged 19+ who were raised by their grandparents or relative. They are also hosting focus groups for grandparents raising MORE


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Tri-Cities Child Care Action Plans Survey

The Cities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, and Port Moody (the Tri-Cities) are working together to assess the needs for child care in their respective communities.  A key part of the process involves hearing the views of parents and guardians (both current and future planning) on child care issues and priorities. MORE


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The Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education

The Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education honor outstanding and innovative Early Childhood Educators for their leadership, exemplary early childhood education practices, and their commitment to help build the foundation children need to make the best possible start in life. Parents, colleagues, or centre director/supervisor are welcome to nominate MORE


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Indspire’s Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards

Indspire currently has two streams open to provide financial support for First Nations, Inuit and Métis students across Canada. The Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards for Post-Secondary Education stream is available for full time studies in college, university, skilled trades, apprenticeships, and technology programs. The Post-Secondary Education – Skilled Trades stream is available MORE


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BC Council for Families Workshops

The BC Council for Families offers many family life education workshops and programs throughout the year. Some new offerings include the Decolonizing Early Childhood Education: Disrupting Assumptions in Pedagogy and Practice October 26th workshop at UBC which will explore how to develop a reflective pedagogy and practice in early childhood education that respectfully incorporates Indigenous MORE


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BCSTH Annual Training Forum

The BC Society of Transition Houses (BCSTH) is excited to announce that their Annual Training Forum will be take place on October 23-25, 2019. The theme this year is Strength in Solidarity: Coming Together to Share Promising Practices. In 2019, BCSTH is honouring the dynamic work of their membership and the wider anti-violence sector. The MORE


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Frames Film Program Looking for Referrals

The Frames Film Program is looking for referrals for their upcoming Fall Cycle #21! They are looking for Indigenous youth and their peers ages 16 to 30 and living in the Lower Mainland. All youth who face a barrier of any kind (ie. homelessness, mental health challenges, unemployment, marginalization) are MORE