Fall Education Conference

     27 Oct 2018      Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport - 3099 Corvette Way, Richmond      CHF BC event

Come learn and network with other co-op members this October! You can take in a full day of learning with a great line of workshops to choose from, a delicious lunch and a plenary session.

Get all the workshop and registration details in the Fall Education Conference flyer.  Watch for it coming in the mail to your co-op too.


AFTERNOON PLENARY: ‘Opening Doors: Creating Diverse and Inclusive Communities’
1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

The afternoon plenary will shine a light on our conference theme: creating diverse and inclusive communities. Our five-member panel will inspire and challenge you with their success stories and their plans to build on those accomplishments here in BC. Bring your own stories about what your co-op does to value diversity and promote inclusion, and find out what others have to share.

Hear our panelists’ unique stories about creating inclusive communities:

  • Charla Huber – Communications and Indigenous Relations for the M’akola Housing Society and M’akola Development Services
  • Janet Klees – currently with Durham Family Resources and former Family Coordinator with Deohaeko Support Network speaking about Rougemount Housing Co-op and other neighbourhoods providing welcoming communities in Ontario.
  • Paul Gauthier – Executive Director of Individualized Funding Resource Centre speaking about The Right Fit Project.
  • Ross Chilton – Chief Executive Officer for Community Living speaking about the My Home My Community Project.
  • Tanyss Knowles – Project Coordinator for The Getting Home Project.