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Oct
15
National Pharmacy Technician Day 2019
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The profession of pharmacy technicians has come a long way since the inception of regulation in 2010. To date there are just over 8000 Registered Pharmacy Technicians all over Canada and the numbers continue to grow.

While we recognize everything pharmacy technicians do every day, today is a special time to celebrate and recognize the essential role of pharmacy technicians all over the world.

Date:
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Time:
All Day
Location:
Canada
Oct
16
World Food Day
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World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day is celebrated widely by many other organizations concerned with food security, including the World Food Programme and the International Fund for Agricultural Development. To learn more, click here.

Date:
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Time:
All Day
Location:
World
Oct
17
International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
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Poverty is not solely an economic problem. In a world characterized by an unprecedented level of economic development, technological means and financial resources, that millions of persons are living in extreme poverty is a moral outrage. Poverty is not solely an economic issue, but rather a multidimensional phenomenon that encompasses a lack of both income and the basic capabilities to live in dignity. To find out more, click here.

Date:
Thursday, October 17, 2019
Time:
All Day
Location:
World
Oct
19
Light the Night Walk Vancouver
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Vancouver’s Light the Night Walk takes place on Saturday, October 13 at Stanley Park. Light The Night honours and celebrates cancer survivors. It is a moving and beautiful event that serves as a memorial to those facing a loss and gives hope and healing to those still fighting. To learn more about this event click here.

Date:
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Time:
5PM
Location:
Lumberman’s Arch, Stanley Park, Vancouver
Oct
23
Course: Unions and the Indigenous Truth and Reconciliation Process
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This course will examine the history and nature of Aboriginal land claims, the inter-generational impact of the residential school system, the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, and an overview of current Aboriginal issues. The relevance of these issues to the labour movement will be examined and groups will brainstorm ways in which tools such as collective bargaining, contract administration, and political campaigns can be used to advance the goals of the Commission. Click here to learn more.

Dates:
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 to Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time(s):
9:30am-4:00pm
Location:
Vancouver and District Labour Council