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Jan
15
English as an Additional Language
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The goal of this free 12-week program is to educate participants about workplace health and safety using an ESL curriculum model. Participants will have an opportunity to improve their language skills while learning about workers’ rights in health and safety topics such as workplace violence, preventing back injuries, workplace chemicals (WHMIS) and identification of hazards. *Participants will receive a full refund of the $50 deposit if they have attended at least half of the classes. To register click here.

Date:
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Time:
6-8 p.m.
Location:
BC Federation of Labour, 200 - 5118 Joyce Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5R 4H1
Jan
18
English as an Additional Language
Details:

The goal of this free 12-week program is to educate participants about workplace health and safety using an ESL curriculum model. Participants will have an opportunity to improve their language skills while learning about workers’ rights in health and safety topics such as workplace violence, preventing back injuries, workplace chemicals (WHMIS) and identification of hazards. *Participants will receive a full refund of the $50 deposit if they have attended at least half of the classes. To register click here.

Date:
Friday, January 18, 2019
Time:
10 - 2 p.m.
Location:
Richmond Multicultural Community Services, #220-4351 No. 3 Road, Richmond, British Columbia
Mar
12
Occupational Health & Safety Part 1
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This introductory or ‘fundamentals’ Occupational Health and Safety course will introduce new committee members to the basic principles of workplace health and safety. This course also serves as a great ‘Back to Basics’ course for those OH&S Committee members who desire refresher training. To learn more and to register click here.

Date:
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Time:
8:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Location:
BC Federation of Labour, 200 - 5118 Joyce Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5R 4H1
Mar
29
2019 High Ground: Centre for Civic Governance Forum
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Collaborate, learn and network with other leaders at the 2019 Centre for Civic Governance Forum.  The theme for this year’s forum  is “Rising to the Challenge”, the aim is for participants to develop a deeper understanding of the issues shaping our times and to provide insights on how to build more inclusive, sustainable communities. There are also plenty of opportunities to network with colleagues. To learn more and to register click here.

Date:
Friday, March 29, 2019
Time:
1 p.m.
Location:
Harrison Hot Springs - 100 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison Hot Springs, British Columbia
Apr
19
Indigenous Allyship Training – Weekend Intensive
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Pulxaneeks (Pul-ha-neeks) is from the Eagle Clan of the Haisla First Nation with Nuchanulth and Lummi Ancestry, she was raised both on and off the Indigenous village she was born to and grew up being exposed to both Indigenous and non Indigenous cultures, which is how she came to develop this workshop.  This intensive workshop will delve into, what it means to belong to a lineage, how we’ve each been colonized and the long term impact of this? It will also ask that participants reflect on other questions like what’s at the heart of cultural appropriation? And what is right use of privilege? For more information and to register click here.

Date:
Friday, April 19, 2019
Time:
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location:
Mary's Farm & Sanctuary, 1128 Finlayson Arm Road, Victoria.