The BCAAFC congratulates Elijah Mack in his new role as the Executive Youth on the National Association of Friendship Center’s Executive Committee of the Board of Directors.
The Provincial Board Meeting and Annual General Meeting will take place on the traditional territory of the Okonagan Nation from September 22nd - September 23rd. For more info on the shedule and accomodations click here.
For information on the communities impacted by the forest fire situation please visit our facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/BCAAFC/
Other useful links:
- Weather Updates - http://weather.gc.ca/city/pages/bc-23_metric_e.html
- Road Conditions - http://www.drivebc.ca/
- Wildfires of note - http://bcfireinfo.for.gov.bc.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/OneFire.asp
Aboriginal affordable housing received a major boost today with the announcement of more than $53 million in provincial funding.
The Honoring Our Elders award was created to recognize the amazing Elders in Friendship Centre communities throughout BC. It is an annual award that will be presented to one male Elder and one female Elder each year at the BCAAFC AGM.
The 15th Annual Gathering our Voices National Indigenous Youth Conference was recently held in Kelowna, co-hosted by Ki-Low-Na Friendship Society and the BCAAFC. More than 1,200 youth were excited to participate in leadership training, physical activity, education and career planning.