16 DAYS OF ACTION

NOVEMBER 25-DECEMBER 10
The 16 Days of Action is an international campaign that starts on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Canada it includes the White Ribbon Campaign on December 6, and finishes December 10, United Nations Human Rights Day. Read more on how you can participate in the 16 Days of Action Campaign.

Pre-Retirement Workshops (BCRTA)

The BC Retired Teachers’ Association (BCRTA) offers free online workshops to help you plan your best retirement. Presented by BCRTA Pension and Benefit experts, this is an informative 90 minute session, packed with insights and resources.  Read more for dates and details.

SIGNS OF SUPPORT

In appreciation and respect for our health care workers, signs of support have been sent to Vancouver General Hospital St. Paul’s Hospital, UBC Hospital, BC Women’s Hospital, BC Children’s Hospital, Mount Saint Joseph Hospital, and GF Strong Hospital.

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16 DAYS OF ACTION

16 DAYS OF ACTION

NOVEMBER 25-DECEMBER 10
The 16 Days of Action is an international campaign that starts on November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Canada it includes the White Ribbon Campaign on December 6, and finishes December 10, United Nations Human Rights Day. Read more on how you can participate in the 16 Days of Action Campaign.

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November 20th – Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 20th – Transgender Day of Remembrance

Canadians began “marking this day in 1999 in response the brutal killing of Rita Hester, a Black Trans woman. On Transgender Day of Remembrance, we honour all Trans, Two-Spirit, and non-binary people who were victims of violence, hatred, and discrimination and who had their lives taken”.

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Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day

Every year on November 11, Canadians pause in a moment of silence to honour and remember the men and women who have served, and continue to serve Canada during times of war, conflict and peace. We remember the more than 2,300,000 Canadians who have served throughout our nation’s history and the more than 118,000 who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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National Aboriginal Veterans Day

National Aboriginal Veterans Day

Nov. 8 is about making efforts to better understand the role Indigenous Veterans have played in Canada, and expressing our heartfelt gratitude. Ceremonies are held across Canada to mark this...

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Events Calendar

  1. TTOC Committee

    December 7 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  2. Technology Committee

    December 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
  3. Executive Committee

    December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Council Meeting

    December 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
  5. Winter Break

    December 20, 2021 - January 2, 2022

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