November 2018 Events (BC-wide, Online)

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  • November 3 – 10 (various dates): Mediate BC presents Conflict Resolution Week for a workshop and presentations in Vancouver and New Westminster, as well as Facebook Live events.
    • Monday, November 5 (8:30 am – 12:00 pm) Conflict in Motion: Mind, Body and Heart – JIBC New Westminster Campus Theatre. For both experienced conflict practitioners and laypeople with an interest in conflict resolution. Free, register here.
    • Monday, November 5 (7:00 – 8:00 pm) Happy Hallways Preventing and Resolving Neighbourhood Conflict – Chabad-Lubavitch, 5750 Oak Street, Vancouver. Join professional mediator Angela Stadel for a free workshop on preventing and resolving neighbourhood conflict. Free, register here.
    • November 3 – 10 (various dates) Virtual Expo via Facebook. Mediators and Conflict Resolution Enthusiasts will be livestreaming FREE tips and advice on Facebook. Each broadcaster will share inspiring stories and provide valuable takeaways to help you better resolve conflicts in your own personal life. All with the goal of inspiring and equipping you to become your own personal conflict resolution champion. Check out the schedule here.
  • November 5 – 27 (various dates): Plan Institute presents information sessions and workshops by phone/computer and in Vancouver.

This book brings together cutting edge research from around the world to examine the issue of cyberbullying through a mutli-disciplinary lens, offering an array of approaches, interpretations, and solutions. This book is edited by Dr. Wanda Cassidy (Associate Professor and Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, Faculty of Education), Dr. Chantal Faucher (Post-doctoral Fellow, Centre for Education, Law & Society), and Dr. Margaret Jackson (Professor Emerita, School of Criminology) from Simon Fraser University, who have been researching cyberbullying among youth and young adults for many years. Free, register here.

  • November 7 – 16 (various dates): Law for Nonprofits presents a workshop in Vancouver (also available via webinar) and a Facebook Live event.
    • Wednesday, November 7 (9:30 am – 1:00 pm) The New Societies Act: What You Need to Know workshop at the Alliance for Arts + Culture Boardroom in Vancouver (also available via webinar). General admission is $50 and live streaming/webinar is $20. City of Vancouver Bursaries available.
    • Friday, November 16 (10:30 am – 12:00 pm) Q&A on the Transition via Facebook Live. Do you have any last questions before transitioning? We will be facebook live streaming to answer any final questions you have before the transition deadline on November 28, 2018. Please go to the Vantage Point’s Facebook to join in.

Come to the free clinic to meet with a lawyer who can provide information about the requirements of Canada’s Private Sponsorship of Refugees Program and help fill out and review sponsorship forms. RSVP by November 5. Get more information here (PDF).

Please join the Society for Children and Youth of BC at our 2nd Annual “A Night for Rights” Celebration Fundraiser to support the advancement of rights for children and youth in BC. Speakers: Dr. Jennifer Charlesworth, Representative for Children and Youth of BC, and Meredith Graham, Spoken Word Artist and young person from care. Get your ticket here.

This lecture explores the practice of spreading legal ideas. It elucidates the challenges in explaining why some legal developments go ‘viral’ and others fail to spread. And it reveals ‘the dark sides of virtue’ by prompting some uncomfortable questions about the role of legal scholars in spreading law and legal ideas. Natasha Affolder is Associate Dean Research and International and a Professor at the Allard School of Law. RSVP to This event qualifies for 1 CPD credit. DLA Piper Hall, Room 104. Get more information here (PDF).

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