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Take Action: Loss of Canada Pension Disability benefits for dependent children when the disabled person turns 65

In their work with grandparent-led families, First Call partner Parent Support Services often uncovers inequities that grandparents must face. One example is the loss of children’s benefit payments when their grandparent on CPP Disability turns 65. 107 more words

Early Childhood Development

First Nations Health Authority Safe Infant Sleep Toolkit – Honouring Our Babies: Safe Sleep Cards & Guide

Responding to research showing that in First Nations and Aboriginal babies are four times more likely to die from sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) than other babies in BC, the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) has produced… 28 more words

Early Childhood Development

BCACCS 17th Annual Provincial Training Conference – Hand in Hand: Health and Wellness for All with Quality Care, November 7-9

Friday-Sunday, November 7-9, 2014
Pinnacle on the Pier Hotel, North Vancouver, BC
Early bird deadline: October 3
Final registration deadline: October 31

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Events And Opportunities

Keys to Keeping Your Outdoor Classroom Growing

OAK guest blog by Susan Wirth, Outreach Director with Dimensions Educational Research Foundation and the Arbor Day Foundation

originally published by Natural Start Alliance

Connecting children with nature has a myriad of benefits that are receiving national attention. 1,427 more words


Environmental Working Group-Duke University study: No Escape: Tests Find Toxic Fire Retardants in Mothers – and Even More in Toddlers

Researchers with the Environmental Working Group and Duke University have found children have fives times more than the level measured in mothers of a biomarker for the cancer-causing fire retardant called TDCIPP. 17 more words

Safe And Caring Communities

UNICEF Report Card: Canada’s children rank low in health and safety, life satisfaction

UNICEF’s Report Card 11, Child Well-Being in Rich Countries: A comparative overview, measures the level of child well-being achieved in the world’s richest nations. 99 more words

Early Childhood Development

Let’s Talk Families survey still open

Please continue to send out the BC Council for Families’ Let’s Talk Families BC! survey to your networks. The more messages, the more power. 11 more words

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