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Indigenous Ally Toolkit

What does it mean to be an ally to Indigenous peoples? The Indigenous Ally Toolkit presents concise steps: Be critical of any motivations. Start learning. Act accordingly. It also contains …

National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21st is National Indigenous Peoples Day. One way to celebrate is by enjoying the work of First Nations, Métis and Inuit authors. You can find suggestions in: 35 books …

Implicit Bias

Everyone possesses implicit bias. The impact at school, at work, and in the community can be significant. What is it? Also known as implicit social cognition, implicit bias refers to …

National Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month! It honours the history, heritage and diversity of First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities across Canada. To learn more about Indigenous history in Canada, …

BC’s Restart Plan

Yesterday the BC Government announced BC’s Restart Plan. Find information on what that can mean to you and your work in: BC’s Restart Plan BC COVID-19 Go-Forward Management Strategy BC …

Social Connection during COVID-19

May 4th-10th is CMHA Mental Health Week. This year, the theme is ‘social connection’ and its importance for mental health. The campaign this year calls for us to #GetReal about …

Family Violence and COVID-19

While staying at home offers protection from COVID-19, it increases the risk for women and children experiencing family violence. Domestic violence rates are rising in Canada and globally during the …

Guides to COVID-19 Programs and Benefits

Are you finding it difficult to keep track of all the benefits and adjustments to programs and services have been developed and are developing in response to the COVID-19 crisis? …

2019 BC Child Poverty Report Card

Last week, the 2019 BC Child Poverty Report Card: Summary Report was released. It provides a snapshot of  child and family poverty in the province. Despite a federal, all-party resolution …