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Y Nexus 2020 – Reconciliation and Community

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver is bringing together Indigenous, settler and newcomers between 18 and 30 years old through Y Nexus. The program takes place February 24 to 27, 2020 at YMCA Camp Elphinstone on the Sunshine Coast. It is rooted in reconciliation and awareness of Indigenous ways of being for MORE


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BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils Awards

Each year at the Parent Education Conference and Annual General Meeting, the BC Confederation of Parent Advisory Councils (BCCPAC) present awards to individuals who have been nominated by their peers for the dedication and work they have achieved. There are three awards that are currently accepting submissions: Bev Hosker Motivational Award honours a MORE


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2020 Poverty Reduction Planning & Action Program Grants

In March 2019, the Province of BC released their poverty reduction strategy: TogetherBC: British Columbia’s Poverty Reduction Strategy. The intent of the Poverty Reduction Planning & Action program is to support local governments in taking actions that reduce poverty at the local level and to support the Province’s poverty reduction strategy. The Province MORE


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Canada Child Benefit – National Class Action

The LEX Group, a Montreal-based law firm, has launched a national class action against the Federal government of Canada on behalf of all persons who did not receive the Canada Child Benefit for the reasons listed in their action. Visit their website for more information.


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The Oxfam Summit and the Day of Action

The Oxfam Summit gathers activists, community leaders and passionate individuals from across Canada to Ottawa (unceded and unsurrendered Algonquin Territory) for two and a half days packed full of workshops, inspiring speakers, and break-out sessions. The Day of Action follows the Summit where participants take all they’ve learned and put MORE


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BC Government Engagement on Accessibility through Legislation

The B.C. Government is developing new laws, standards, and policies to better support people with disabilities to live with dignity and to meaningfully participate in their communities. Accessibility legislation would guide government, persons with disabilities and the broader community to work together to identify, remove and prevent barriers. There are many ways MORE