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Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver Includes VAHMS’ Family History Project

The Georgia Straight recently featured Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society’s First Families, First Stories project in the Best of Vancouver 2013 edition. Best multicultural project under way for 2014 Many minority communities in Greater Vancouver trace their roots to the 1960s, when Canada removed race as a criterion for immigration. Unlike pioneering Chinese, Japanese, and … Continue reading

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2013 Vancouver Human Rights Lecture featuring Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond

In the 2013 Vancouver Human Rights Lecture Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond will cover a range of topics including a description of living conditions and statistics on Aboriginal children in BC, and how we might go about addressing these unacceptable statistics. She will discuss recent work of the Representative’s Office – reports on Audit of Plans of … Continue reading