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  • Why a Global Perspective Matters in the BC Election

    Since the writ dropped, the last few weeks have been unmistakably filled with tell-tale signs of an upcoming election: candidate signs popping up overnight, inboxes filling with reminders to vote and partisan ads playing on loop on our TVs and radios. The talk is familiar, candidates debate the economy, housing, and healthcare. Environmental regulation and […]

  • New Report – CIVICUS: Strengthening Civil Society Engagement with the United Nations

    Civil society advocates from around the world are urging newly appointed UN Secretary-General António Guterres to be a champion for civil society and to take concrete steps to build a more inclusive UN. The United Nations Association – UK, the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung New York Office, CIVICUS and Avaaz, four of the founding members of the 1 […]

  • China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development: Phase VI Canadian Project Director

    The China Council for International Cooperation on Environment and Development (CCICED) is a high-level advisory body created in 1992 to strengthen cooperation and exchange between China and the international community in the field of environment and development. Since 1992, Simon Fraser University (SFU) has served as the Canadian Executing Agency for the CCICED Project and […]

  • Field Coordinator – Agents of Change

    Role: Field Coordinator – Agents of Change Position Type: Pro-Innovator Volunteer Number of Positions: 3 Project: EMBRACE Partners: ADRA Rwanda, ADRA Cambodia, ADRA Philippines Locations: Nyabihu District, West Province, Rwanda; Rovieng District, Cambodia; Goa, Camarines Sur, Philippines. Duration: 2 months Start Date: July 2017 Eligibility Requirements: Volunteers must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents Application […]

  • BCCIC Strategic Planning Membership Consultation

    With our strategic plan drawing to a close in the coming months, BCCIC will be entering a strategic planning process ahead of September’s AGM that will chart our course as a network from 2018-2021. Over the last three years, BCCIC membership has increased by 185% and we have mapped over 2100 additional groups within the […]

  • This Is Leadership

    For more than five years, the Creatively United for the Planet Society has been bringing thousands of people together in celebration of community leadership at their annual Earth Week event. This non-profit collective operates altruistically as community animators and connectors in support of healthy, happy, beautiful and resilient communities. Here is a video that captures […]

  • Project Manager: Women Transforming Cities

     Project Title: “Action on systemic barriers to women’s participation in local government”   Work Location Vancouver, BC and Surrey BC Project Start and End Dates 15 March 2017 – 14 March 2020 General Description A Project Manager to work with and report to a S eering Committee of Women Transforming Cities International Society (WTC) in […]

  • Power and Energy for the Sustainable Development Goals

    Written by Vladimir Grebenyuk, Systems Architect, Ascent Systems Technologies – BCCIC Affiliate Member Ascent Systems Technologies is a private company specializing in research and development of integrated clean energy solutions, as well as consulting and education services. We work with a number of First Nations and remote communities in British Columbia helping them with their […]

  • HUGGS Canada

    The mission of HUGGS Canada is to provide underprivileged students in India with the opportunity to further their education, enabling them to contribute more effectively to their families and communities. HUGGS Canada is a registered Canadian charity, empowering youth through education in South East India. HUGGS focuses on promising young people who have the ability to […]

  • Job posting: Executive Director for Sierra Club BC

    About: Sierra Club of BC Foundation is a non-profit environmental and social justice organization whose mission is to protect and conserve British Columbia’s wilderness, species ecosystems and humans, within the urgent context of global climate change. We advocate the responsible use of B.C.’s natural resources while promoting a modern, equitable economy that sustains our planet […]