Cultural Competency

Practice Point

10
Jan

Child Welfare Workshops for Journalists

JOURNALISTS IN CANADA HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY to join in on a series of workshops that was created through a project called “Spotlight: Child Welfare” and hosted by The Tyee.

5
Jan

Aligning Indigenous Governance with Local Government Public Hearing Processes: Law Institute Seeks Responses by March 15, 2024

THE BC LAW INSTITUTE IS CONSIDERING HOW REFORM OF THE LAW ON PUBLIC HEARINGS can be aligned with Indigenous governance.

4
Jan

National Ribbon Skirt Day

TODAY IS NATIONAL RIBBON SKIRT DAY, acknowledging the contributions of Indigenous women, girls, and two-spirit people for the second year in a row.

15
Dec

Funding for Indigenous-Led Orgs to Help Implement UNDRIP

INDIGENOUS-LED ORGANIZATIONS LOCATED IN CANADA may submit proposals to the Government of Canada’s Indigenous Partnership Fund for funding to support activities that contribute to implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).

14
Nov

November is Indigenous Disability Awareness Month

NOVEMBER IS INDIGENOUS DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH (IDAM), recognized every year by hundreds of Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities.

29
Sep

Métis Residential School Survivors Seek Justice

ALTHOUGH CANADA POST RECENTLY ISSUED FOUR NEW STAMPS to draw attention to the legacy of residential schools, one of the schools depicted, the Île-à-la-Crosse Residential School at a historical Métis community in Saskatchewan. was not included in the 2015 settlement.

29
Sep

Stó:lō Commemoration Ceremonies at Fraser River Heritage Park

INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES, THE PUBLIC, NEIGHBOURS, ALLIES, AND COMMUNITY PARTNERS ARE INVITED to funeral and memorial services for the missing Stó:lō and Indigenous children and unmarked graves and burials of students of the former St. Mary’s Residential School sites in Mission, BC.

16
Aug

Jean Teillet Appointed to SCC Appointments Advisory Board

CLEBC CONTRIBUTOR JEAN TEILLET HAS BEEN APPOINTED by Prime Minister Trudeau to the eight-person Advisory Board for Supreme Court of Canada Judicial Appointments.

5
Jun

Read Indigenous Authors at FVRL

RECENT WORKS BY INDIGENOUS AUTHORS are featured on “FVRL Picks” at the Fraser Valley Regional Library to celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day 2023.

5
Jun

Indigenous Day Live on APTN

APTN will be broadcasting Indigenous Day Live across Turtle Island on June 17 from The Forks, located on Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibwe, Dakota and Assiniboine land and the homeland of the Métis Nation (Winnipeg).

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