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UAYC 2018 Youth Forum Registration Form – Deadline to register is December 15, 2017, at 3:30pm PST.

See the attached Gathering Our Voices Press Release, from October 27, 2017. 

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October 24, 2017
 
The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres is pleased to announce that the transition of the BCAAFC under the Societies Act is complete, including filing the new BCAAFC replacement Bylaws approved at the September 22, 2017, Annual General Meeting.
 
The Transition Board is now in effect and includes:
  1. Annette Morgan, President
  2. Victor Tom, Vice President
  3. Dr. Sharon McIvor, Treasurer
  4. Calvin Albright, Secretary
  5. Shyla Elgie, Youth Representative
  6. Fabian Alexis, Director at Large
On behalf of BCAAFC President, members and staff, we extend a warm welcome to the new Board of Directors.
Any questions can be directed to Ivy Shaughnessy, Executive Coordinator, IvyS@bcaafc.com.
 
Always in friendship,
Leslie Varley
Executive Director, BCAAFC
 

The National Inquiry will be holding community hearings this week in Smithers BC at the Dze L K’ant Friendship Centre Hall.  The Commissioners will be present at the public community hearings starting at 9:00am September 26 until September 28, and are scheduled to end at 5:00 pm each day.  The community hearings are open to the public to observe unless specified as private by families and survivors.

For more information, click here.