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17 March 2023
Colleges and Institutions Canada (CICan), along with its 50 – 30 Challenge Hubs and Knowledge, Mobilisation and Dissemination Centres, have been working hard to bring you an incredible lineup of talented speakers to round out the month of March.
They’ll be discussing topics pertaining to equity, diversity, and inclusion, and offering practical steps that organizations—including housing co-operatives—can take to make positive change in the workplace.
14 March 2023
Rooftops Canada is seeking 4 qualified candidates to participate in their 6-month Young Professionals (YP) Overseas Placement Program.
This is part of a five-year project called “Women’s Spaces: Implementing Equal rights to Land, Housing and Livelihoods” in Angola, Kenya, South Africa and Uganda.
6 March 2023
CHF BC is happy to join this year’s International Women’s Day campaign #EmbraceEquity.
One of CHF BC’s strategic priorities is belonging. We want our co-ops to be communities that promote and embody equitable access, opportunity, respect, and a sense of belonging for everyone.
3 June 2022
Over the summer, we will be screening two documentaries: "Jordan River Anderson, The Messenger" and "Someone Like Me." Read on to discover what the films are about.
8 March 2022
Today, March 8, is International Women’s Day (IWD). As part of our commitment to equity and inclusion, the staff at CHF BC are crossing our arms 🙅🏽♀️🙅🏽♂️ to take part in IWD’s #BreakTheBias campaign.
28 January 2022
Our friends at the Ending Violence Association of British Columbia are offering a FREE series of online class through SHARP Workplaces on sexual harassment in the workplace.
30 November 2021
To coincide with the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, CHF BC is screening the feature-length documentary Into the Light by Gentille M. Assih. Please join us on Thursday, December 16, 2021 to watch this inspiring film about women of African descent regaining power over their lives after experiencing domestic violence. … Continued
9 March 2021
Women have been part of CHF BC’s staff and leadership structure since the organization’s beginnings nearly 40 years ago. Today, 54% of CHF BC’s workforce and 71% of its management team are female, while more than half (58%) of the CHF BC board of directors is female.
Today, we’re shining a spotlight on some of our extraordinary leaders of the IWD 2021 campaign Choose to Challenge.
8 February 2021
Rosemary Brown broke through racial barriers and the glass ceiling, making her mark in politics and human rights and leaving behind an inspiring legacy of achievement.
Her work has helped ensure equal rights for women and people of colour, whether it’s in our schools, workplaces or homes.