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Tag: Canada

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Speaker Series

On Wednesday September 29th, from 10am to 1pm PST on Zoom, Volunteer Burnaby is hosting a focused speaker series event called “Exploring Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in the Non-Profit Sector.”  This event will feature four presentations from our remarkable speakers:  Rachelle Dallaire, Executive Director of Indigenous Perspectives Society. Ruth Mojeed Ramirez, Chief Equity Officer of…
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Multilingual Resources at the BPL

Are you raising a multilingual child in Canada? Do you worry that your child might lose their home language or not learn English well enough? At the Burnaby Public Library, you can find great multilingual resources to raise your child to speak each language fluently. The Burnaby Public Library (BPL) and Literacy Now Burnaby is…
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Summer Hampers 2021

As COVID-19 restrictions are easing, we are again out and about, and on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, we gave away over 300 books at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House South Food Hub. This time with support of our own team of dedicated Literacy Now volunteers, we worked tirelessly in hot weather in 2 shifts to continue…
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Library Champions Online

Are you a new immigrant looking for:Canadian volunteer work experience?Online access to community and library resources?Better communication skills?More confidence?New friends and connections to community?A better understanding of your community? The Library Champions Project offers all of these things and much more! To be a Library Champion, you must:Want to volunteerLove libraries and helping other peopleBe…
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Raise-a-Reader with Harman Pandher at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House

Literacy Now is honoured to have Harman Pandher’s illustrated children’s book, Gurpreet Goes to Gurdwara: Understanding the Sikh Place of Worship at the Burnaby Neighbourhood House! Harman, himself a former member of the board of directors of BNH, came back as a visiting author to do 3 live virtual readings made possible through the Raise a Reader initiative. The local…
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