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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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Early Years Indigenous Cultural Safety Resource Guide

The Province of British Columbia’s Ministry of Children and Family Development recently released an Early Years Indigenous Cultural Safety Resource Guide. The purpose of this guide is to help Early Childhood Educators who work with Indigenous children, families, and communities find appropriate and meaningful resources that will enhance their ability to 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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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


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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