February 11th is 211 Day across North America!

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February 11th is 211 Day across North America!

February 11th is 211 Day across North America!

An inaugural pan Canadian 211 Day This year, for the first time, anyone living anywhere in Canada can pick up the phone and dial 2-1-1 to reach a Navigator for information on community, government and social services in or near their community. The service is free, confidential, […]

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bc211 Contributes to Emergency Preparedness

bc211 Contributes to Emergency Preparedness

bc211 has stepped up during past wildfire and flood seasons, providing valuable information to citizens in crisis. Emergency Preparedness Week As part of Emergency Preparedness Week, taking place May 5 to 11, 2019, the government is encouraging British Columbians to prepare and plan for all types of […]

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Standing with Refugees

Standing with Refugees

World Refugee Day is held each year on June 20th to draw public attention to the millions of refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide who have been forced to flee their homes due to war, conflict and persecution. The annual commemoration is marked by a variety of […]

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Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa kill an estimated 1,000 to 1,500 Canadians per year. These deaths are often the result of life-threatening medical complications, and suicide among people with eating disorders. Death certificates often do not record eating disorders as the cause of death, thus hiding the […]

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