• Canada Launches New Feminist International Assistance Policy

    June 9, 2017 – Today, Global Affairs Canada unveiled Canada’s new Feminist International Assistance Policy. The announcement took place at 9 AM (EST) this morning and a media release can be found here as well as a video. BCCIC will be preparing a deeper analysis of the new policy to share with you soon that […]

  • Courtenay-Comox Voters Swayed by Global Focus?

    May 10, 2017 –  The difference between a minority and majority government has boiled down to one seat determined by just nine voters. Who influenced those voters and what did they say? The close vote in the Courtenay-Comox riding could be attributed to an all candidates forum that used a global lens to debate local […]

  • $100 Million Announced for Smaller Canadian Civil Society Groups

    May 9th, Minister Bibeau announced a $100 million dollar fund for Canadian small and medium sized organizations. After almost three years of discussions with the Inter-Council Network of Provincial and Regional Councils for International Cooperation (ICN), of which BCCIC is a part and the current host, and the Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC), this […]

  • 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 […]

  • BC2030 Election Toolkit

    The member organisations that comprise BCCIC are diversely engaged in the many aspects of sustainable development, but share a common directive. That is, members constitute organisations, groups, and individuals based in British Columbia who support projects overseas and/or promote an understanding of global citizenship through related work within the province. The Council’s members are all […]

  • Youth Voices. Global Issues.

    Event Overview: February 9th | CBC Studio 700, 700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 2R5 Meet some of British Columbia’s young changemakers who are bringing the UN Sustainable Development Goals to life within our province! Have you ever wondered what motivates a person to take on the challenge of creating change in our world? Join the BC […]

  • Where to in 2017?

    Dear BCCIC Members, Happy New Year and Happy 150th Birthday Canada! 2017 promises to be an interesting year, which I understand in some circles is considered as much a curse as titillation.  This time of year lends itself well to pondering our future as a network and perhaps mulling over the previous year’s efforts. Are […]