Minister of Justice hosts virtual forum on Diversity on the Bench

News release November 26, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Department of Justice Canada The Government of Canada is committed to the goal of achieving a judiciary that reflects the diversity of Canadian society. Today, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, led a virtual forum with lawyers from across Canada to encourage members of historically under-represented communities — such as Black and racialized Canadians, Indigenous peoples, persons

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities Dec 3rd,2020

Selfadvocatenet.com is in support of International Day of Persons with Disabilities Dec 3rd,2020 This page all about the day to recognize persons with disabilities. This is the day to understand the contributions that persons with disabilities have done to help our society and to learn about rights of persons with disabilities. So the intent is to highlight day activities as happens facts stories why is reason to help a person

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The Successful Project A webinar about self advocacy from The Self-Advocates of Semiahmoo (SAS)

  Learn how to host fun events that get everyone engaged! In this fun and engaging webinar you will learn about fundraising, community development, and creating successful projects. SAS members Krista and Michaela will share with you two of their favourite annual events: The New to You Clothing Sale and their Canada Day Celebrations at White Rock Beach. SAS will share with you a special checklist that will help you

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The Virtual Learning Series

  From September 2020 to December 2021, Inclusion BC will be hosting a series of free webinars. When we had to postpone our 2020 conference, we heard from our members, families and self advocates that they wanted other ways to connect, learn and share ideas over the next year. We are proud to partner with the Self Advocates of Semiahmoo (SAS) and Uniti to host the series. The Virtual Learning

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Everybody Belongs! Inclusion BC Conference rescheduled to May 26-28, 2022

Inclusion BC has rescheduled its annual conference to May 26-28, 2022 in Surrey, B.C. The decision to postpone the conference was made because of the concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in British Columbia this spring. As recommended by B.C.’s Minister of Health, we conducted a risk assessment for our conference, which was previously scheduled to take place in May 2020. Given the potential spread of COVID-19

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