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Upcoming Events

November 5, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

The HiVE, 210 - 128 W Hastings Street, Vancouver

November 7, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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November 15, 2014 - 9:00am - 4:00pm


News from the BC Council for International Cooperation

The 'us' vs. 'them' virus

BCCIC executive Director, Michael Simpson recently had an opinion piece published in the London Free Press discussing how 'The devastation caused by the ­Ebola virus cries out for people worldwide to get past their ­indifference to ­impoverished Africans'. Click here for the full article.

Opportunity: Water Action Project Grants - Deadline November 15, 2014

Youth want to make a difference but often don't know where to start. Find everything you need to engage students in global water and sanitation issues and give them the tools to plan and implement an action project. Wavemakers supports teams throughout the process, and provides grants for up to $500 for teams who apply for a seed grant by November 15th.

Youth have reached over 95,000 Canadians with their action projects, which have included organizing benefit concerts, installing low-flush toilets, creating a community mosaic, and more.

Opportunity: YMCA of Greater Vancouver Power of Peace Awards

The YMCA of Greater Vancouver Power of Peace Awards Ceremony will be taking place on November 20, 2014.

Since 1987 the YMCA of Greater Vancouver has awarded YMCA Peace Medals to a wide range of local individuals and organizations who are working to strengthen our communities by promoting peaceful solutions to violence, conflict, discrimination and injustice. Through their actions, the recipients have had a significant impact on the lives of others, either locally or elsewhere in the world, without any special resources or recognition.


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