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By donation event and ASL Interpretation available:

By donation event and ASL Interpretation available

http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/where-culture-works-how-can-we-preserve-culturally-valuable-spaces-tickets-44391425950

Doors: 7:00pm
Skwxwu7mesh Greeting by Cease Wyss: 7:30 pm
Panel Discussion: 7:45pm – 8:15pm
Dialogue with Audience: 8:15pm – 8:45pm
Cocktails & Conversations: 8:45pm – 10:00pm

Vancouver is rapidly losing culturally valuable spaces in favour of condos and other high priced residential development. Cultural workers (artists, community organizers and cultural facilitators) who operate in these spaces are constantly fighting to survive, competing with powerful real estate developers and large, well-financed corporations.
How can we engage all of the stakeholders in this challenging and complex public policy landscape?

Let’s start a solutions-based conversation on how communities can preserve culturally valuable spaces in the face of increasingly expensive rent and real estate.

WFD and WASLI Statement On Use of Signing Avatars

WFD and WASLI Statement on Use of Signing Avatars

ASL for LINC Communication classes: April 9th 2018 – June 29th 2018 (Monday to Thursday 8:30 am-2:45pm) At VCC(Broadway Campus)

Are you (or someone you know) a newcomer to Canada who is deaf and/or hard of hearing? Do you have limited or no English language ability?
If ‘yes,’ the ASL for LINC Program may be for you.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

ASL for LINC is a 12 week program designed to provide American Sign Language (ASL) instruction for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DHH) Newcomers to Canada. Additionally students benefit from individualized and one to one settlement support as needed, assistance with essential community services, government documentation, transit, and referral recommendations. Vancouver Community College is a leader in providing long-established DHH programming and English language training for Newcomers to Canada. VCC (Broadway Campus) is easily accessible by public transit and is located within walking distance of the VCC-Clark Millennium SkyTrain station.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Students are required to:

-have Permanent Resident (PR) or Convention Refugee status in Canada; not a Citizen of Canada

-be deaf and/or hard of hearing

-be able to commit to a 12 week program

Students may: – have limited or no English language ability

– enroll even after start date

Please contact us for more information:

Contact: Peter Fischer Tel: 604-871-7000 ext. 8322 Email: pfischer@vcc.ca

Printable PDF: ASL for LINC flyer April-June 2018

 

OVAD meeting and Oingo

OVAD MEETING IN KELOWNA THIS SATURDAY AT 3 pm!

THEN AFTER MEETING GO OUT FOR BITE TO EAT…….

AFTER THAT OINGO CARD GAMES STARTS WITH OPEN DOORS AT 6:30!

 

DIY Succulent Workshop at Burnaby South MPR

BCSD students are hosting a DIY Succulent Workshop on Tuesday, April 10th from 6pm-8pm. It will be held in the MPR at BCSD-Secondary.

Tickets are $45.00. Proceeds go towards their trip to Hawaii in April.

Please register online at http://tinyurl.com/BCSDplant

 

Printable PDF and DOC:

Succulent Fundraiser

Succulent Fundraiser