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  27 September 2022   

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

As we’ve engaged with our members, many of whom have either been impacted by the colonial practices embedded in their housing co-ops’ culture, or those who have observed it, we recognize that we have a long way to go. 

  3 June 2022   

The Path: Your Journey Through Indigenous Canada

In observing National Indigenous History Month this June, we are providing our members with exclusive access to an online Indigenous cultural awareness course called The Path: Your Journey Through Indigenous Canada.

  1 June 2022   

June is National Indigenous History Month

This month invites Indigenous Peoples to celebrate their history in the spirit of pride and preservation. For non-Indigenous Canadians, it is an opportunity to learn and show recognition of the role Indigenous Peoples have played and continue to play in shaping Canada

  2 May 2022   

May 5 is Red Dress Day

May 5 is Red Dress Day: National Day of Awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ (Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and asexual plus) people.

  1 February 2022   

Celebrating Black History Month 2022

February is Black History Month in Canada. Our celebration of Black History Month stems from the 2020 global response to systemic racism that has existed for centuries against Black, Indigenous, and people of colour (BIPOC). We were horrified at the events as they unfolded, and many organizations—including our own—showed their support and issued statements in … Continued

  1 February 2022   

Happy Lunar New Year!

As the new moon appears in the sky tonight, the Lunar New Year begins welcoming the Year of the Tiger.

  5 January 2022   

January is Tamil Heritage Month

Since 2016, Tamil Heritage Month is celebrated in January all over Canada—and in countries around the world—to increase awareness and appreciation for all the achievements and contributions of the Tamil people.

  9 December 2021   

2021: Our Year in Review

https://youtu.be/lDUmZ55G01s As 2021 comes to a close, the CHF BC Group of Social Enterprises would like to take a moment to look back on the year that was. We spent a full year in a pandemic, and we continue to be reminded of how much we can achieve if we do it together. Some of … Continued

  6 December 2021   

Diana Day, 2021 CHF BC AGM Keynote Speaker

Diana Day was invited to speak to our 2021 AGM about what truth, reconciliation, and decolonization might look like in our community of housing co-ops. Diana is a First Nations woman from the Oneida Nation, a member of the Wolf Clan, and has lived in Vancouver since the early 80’s, and is a member of … Continued

  16 June 2021   

Decolonizing Environmentalism

In thinking about environmental sustainability, we must also consider past injustices and exclusions against Indigenous, Black, People of Colour and other marginalized populations, as well as their different perspectives.