BC FORUM Events Archive 2016
November & December, 2016: The Greater Van GoGos are holding numerous Christmas Craft Fair events throughout the lower mainland to raise funds that support their Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign - visit their website here.
November 22, 2016: VANCOUVER TOWN HALL MEETING: Trans-Pacific Partnership - A Bad Deal for Canada; Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown Hotel in Burnaby starting at 7:00 pm; featuring Guest Speakers Hassan Yussuff, President of the Canadian Labour Congress; Maude Barlow, President of the Council of Canadians; and Lee Loftus, President of the BC Building Trades; Seth Klein from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - Union Night at the Movies, Celebrating Women’s Screen-Based Media Work & BC Film with screening of the award-winning movie “The Birdwatcher”, at Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street in Vancouver, event gets underway at 6:30 pm with a pre-screening mingling.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - Community Town Hall meeting: “Let’s Talk about Housing” with MLAs Jody Wickens, David Eby and Selina Robinson; doors at 6:30 pm at Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship, 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - The United Nations Day of Older Persons will be celebrated with a flag raising at the north side of Vancouver City Hall with acting mayor Raymond Louie reading a Proclamation at 10 am. Free parking.
Friday, September 16, 2016 - EVENT CANCELLED People4Posties Rally: Pan Canadian Day of Action to defend and expand our postal service in support of CUPW; starting at 5:00 pm in Vancouver - read further details here.
Tuesday, September 6 - Pack the courts, defend public healthcare! An event being organized by the BC Health Coalition regarding the court case being brought by Dr Brian Day. Starting at 9:00 am at the BC Supreme Court, Corner Nelson & Hornby (downtown), Vancouver, BC. Read more info here.
Tuesday, August 30, 2016: Seniors Forum with BC New Democrats featuring Leader John Horgan, MLAs Judy Darcy and Selina Robinson; starts at 2:00 pm; Polish Community Centre, 4015 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - Seniors Care Roundtable Discussion with MP Murray Rankin and Canadian Medical Association, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at James Bay New Horizons, 234 Menzies Street, Victoria, BC
Tuesday, June 21 to Friday, June 25, 2016: Presentation of the play “O’wet/Lost Lagoon” at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver with the June 21st performance PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN in celebration of National Aboriginal Day. Click here for more information.
Wednesday, June 18, 2016: Tapestry Foundation presents Dialogue on Aging Public Presentation Series: “Ease Your Worries About Getting Older” with Geriatrician Dr. Martha Spencer, at the Vandusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver, doors at 9:00 pm (arrive early for refreshments and to browse display booths). Register today!
Wednesday, May 18, 2016: Tapestry Foundation presents Dialogue on Aging Public Presentation Series: “The Changing Face of Family Caregiving” with Nursing Consultant Lori Amdam, at the Vandusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver, doors at 1:00 pm (arrive early for refreshments and to browse display booths). Register today!
Friday, April 29, 2016: Tapestry Foundation presents Dialogue on Aging Public Presentation Series: “Priorities for BC Seniors - Moving Forward” with Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie, at the Vancouver Convention Centre East, doors at 6:00 pm (arrive early for refreshments and to browse display booths).