August 2019 Events (BC-Wide, Online)

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  • 2019 Elections: Inspiring Participation
    • Thursday, August 8 (5:30 pm – 9:00 pm)
    • Surrey – City Centre Library
    • Free, non-partisan event on how to be civically engaged including voting and other ways of participating in the democratic process.
  • Credit Report, Credit Scores and Fraud Prevention (Mandarin Workshop)
    • Friday, August 9 (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
    • Burnaby – VPL Tommy Douglas branch
    • Free one-day workshop on the basics of credit scoring, how to build credit scores and apply for personal credit reports for free, and how to avoid debt and fraud.
    • Registration is required.
  • Canadian Citizenship Preparation
    • Saturday, August 10 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)
    • Vancouver – VPL Kensington branch
    • Free one-day workshop to prepare for Canadian citizenship.
    • Registration is required.
  • Tenants’ Rights & Responsibilities
    • Thursday, August 22 (7:00 pm – 8:30 pm)
    • Vancouver – VPL Mount Pleasant branch
    • Free workshop on: how to protect yourself as a renter, security deposits, illegal entry, repairs and evictions, Residential Tenancy Branch information, and where to find more help.

  • Education Seminar for Domestic Workers
    • Tuesday, August 27 (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
    • Webinar or teleconference
    • Registration is required.
    • Free workshop providing a general overview of employment standards and how they relate to the rights and entitlements of domestic workers.

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