June 2021

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Statement from BC CRN Board Member, Derek Thompson

Reflecting on the unmarked graves of 215 children at the Kamloops Indian Residential School.

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Message from the Executive Director

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CRNs at Work

June is our busiest month of the year! See how our province’s CRNs recognized World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

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Volunteer of the Month

We’re pleased to introduce you to Jayme Fowler, Beaver Valley’s CRN Coordinator who is doing extraordinary things to support seniors in her community!  Thank you, Jayme, for all that you do!

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BC CRN Spotlight

This month, we spotlight Heather Von Ilberg, BC CRN Regional Mentor – West Kootenay, Boundary.

She’s one of BC CRN’s original members!

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BC CRN is partnering to provide application forms for the Energy Conservation Assistance Program (ECAP) with BC Hydro and Fortis.

Do you qualify for ECAP to receive free home energy upgrades?

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Provincial Learning Events on Summer Hiatus

Our next online event is on September 21, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 12 Noon (PST).  Video recordings and materials are all available on the BC CRN website, all free of charge, to supplement your summer professional development!

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Our Top 6

Resources of the Month.

Our Top 10

Headlines of the Month.



Professional Development Events & Campaigns

Check out the latest in awareness campaigns, conferences, and webinars you can sign up for.

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