2017/2018

BCANDS National Indigenous Federal Accessibility Legislation

In 2016 the Government of Canada committed to develop new accessibility legislation to promote equality of opportunity and the increased inclusion and participation for all Canadians living with disabilities or functional limitations. As part of the development of this new legislation, the government has actively engaged individuals and groups, through public consultation and on-line surveys, […]

FNHA Clients transition to BC PharmaCare

FNHA Clients transition to BC PharmaCare

  The FNHA will join BC PharmaCare, becoming part of the provincial drug benefits insurance program. The transition to PharmaCare is part of an overall plan to bring decision-making about health benefits closer to home and into the of hands of First Nations people. Bringing the program home to BC is our first step in improving […]

Protecting and Restoring the Sacred – with Chief Phil Lane Jr. and Corinne Stone

Protecting and Restoring the Sacred – with Chief Phil Lane Jr. and Corinne Stone

Join us on this spiritual journey with Chief Phil Lane Jr. and Corinne Stone as we explore “this unique and unprecedented moment in human history…

Family & Children, and Child Protection Mediation – with Jereme Brooks

Family & Children, and Child Protection Mediation – with Jereme Brooks

Family Justice Field by providing quality mediation services for families and couples, to resolve their differences and to promote their peaceful restructuring with a First Nations cultural approach…

Indigenous Peoples and Genomics: Starting a Conversation

Indigenous Peoples and Genomics: Starting a Conversation

The project is called Indigenous Peoples and Genomics: Starting a Conversation We are in a partnership between researchers from the Indigenous Health Program at BC Women’s and Children’s Hospital and from UBC’s Department of Medical Genetics.  Our goal is to address a gap in healthcare for Indigenous peoples. Discussion: The goal of our project is to […]

What Is Postpartum Care? – Evelyn George & Danette Jubinville

What Is Postpartum Care? – Evelyn George & Danette Jubinville

Shortly after birth, your body goes through some changes… 

Raising Resilient Children – with Denise Findlay

Raising Resilient Children – with Denise Findlay

Join the UBC Learning Circle for another exciting session with Denise Findlay on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. In follow up to her previous session, Raising the Next Generation, this session will focus on Raising Resilient Children. Indigenous people have suffered significant stressors in the past as a result of Residential School – that make resilience of paramount importance. A significant […]

Dollars and Sense: Financial Preparation for Post-Secondary Education

Dollars and Sense: Financial Preparation for Post-Secondary Education

Do your students have the funds to make their post-secondary dreams a reality? We’re help to help! An education provides a path to a better future. Today, First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students are pursuing educational opportunities that lead to careers in health, education, business and beyond. Sometimes finances can seem like a barrier to […]

Without Reservation: A Survivor’s Story II

Without Reservation: A Survivor’s Story II

UBC Learning Circle is please to welcome back Kat Norris for Part II of her story, “Without Reservation: A Survivor’s Story”. In this session, explore with Kat more of her story as an Indigenous woman and residential school survivor.  She will touch on the history of residential schools, then focus on her healing journey.  Having been diagnosed […]