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News from the BC Council for International Cooperation

CCIC Releases Backgrounder on Canada and the Post-2015 Process (UPDATED)

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This new updated backgrounder includes details on the post- 2015 process and further nuances on Canada’s position. Also included is an updated DFATD organizational chart for how the department is engaging with the process. Full report availabe for download here

Small Business BC Awards - Nominations OPEN

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From October 1- November 30, nominate your business or a business you love in any of 10 categories! Nominees have the chance to win:

• $1,500 Cash
• SBBC All-Access Pass
• Mentorship
• Extensive Media Exposure

Nominate today at: sbbcawards.ca

Lack of insurance weakening Ebola fight: aid workers

 B.C.-based aid workers are finding their travel health insurance in West Africa has been cancelled in the Ebola outbreak, which is preventing them from helping mount a defense against the disease.

Kent Bubbs Junior, the Liberian director of the non-profit Universal Outreach Foundation, says he’d be in Liberia right now using education to stop Ebola’s spread, but can’t return because he is not covered.

“The reason why Ebola is landing on our doorstep here is because we’re not fighting it there,” says Bubbs, who lives in Liberia but whose organization is based in B.C.

Read more: http://bc.ctvnews.ca/lack-of-insurance-weakening-ebola-fight-aid-workers...

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