Cultural Competency

Practice Point

27
Apr

Make Your Voice Heard This Week in Policing Review

FRIDAY, APRIL 30, 2021 IS THE LAST DAY to make written, audio, or video submissions to the BC Police Act Review by 5:00 p.m.

23
Mar

Digital Equity Can’t Wait, Say Advocates

CANADA’S FIRST AFFORDABLE INTERNET DAY OF ACTION TOOK PLACE on March 16, 2021, putting the spotlight on the proposed Rogers Acquisition of Shaw Communications.

10
Feb

Indigenous Conceptions of Love

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER for a dialogue on Zaagi’idiwin and other Indigenous conceptions of love with newly-appointed Officer of the Order of Canada Dr. John Borrows and other esteemed speakers on February 12.

22
Jan

COVID-19 Web Portal from First Nations Health Authority

VISIT THE FIRST NATIONS HEALTH AUTHORITY’S COVID-19 WEB PORTAL for the latest information for First Nations individuals, community leaders, and health professionals on the Novel Coronavirus.

3
Dec

Indigenous-Specific Health Care Racism in Plain Sight

THE FIRST NATIONS HEALTH AUTHORITY SUMMARIZES IN PLAIN SIGHT: Addressing Indigenous-specific Racism and Discrimination in B.C. Health Care, the newly released report from the Hon. Dr. M.E. Turpel-Lafond (Aki-Kwe).

13
Nov

Louis Riel Day is Monday, November 16 in Canada

V’NI DANSI, a Vancouver-based dance company dedicated to sharing and celebrating Métis culture, will livestream an event of traditional and contemporary dance, song, and fiddle music, on Sunday, November 15, along with other artists, in anticipation of Louis Riel Day on Monday.

6
Nov

Aboriginal Veterans Day on November 8

NOVEMBER 8 IS ABORIGINAL VETERANS DAY in Canada. You might see these beaded poppies during what has come to be known as Veterans’ Week.

9
Sep

Investigating Indigenous-Specific Racism in BC Health Care

UBC LAW PROFESSOR MARY ELLEN TURPEL-LAFOND is leading an investigation into Indigenous-specific racism in the British Columbia health care system.

9
Sep

National Centre for Indigenous Laws by 2023 at UVic

AN EXPANSION TO UVIC LAW’S FRASER BUILDING will house the new National Centre for Indigenous Laws.

3
Sep

Orange Shirt Day Online and in Schools | September 30, 2020

THERE’S STILL TIME to order or make an orange shirt, button, or pin to honour residential school survivors on Orange Shirt Day.

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