Events for the month of September 2017

Many thanks to Giselle Henry, Aboriginal Coordinator on the PSAC BC Regional Council, who has volunteered to prepare a monthly listing of community events - many of which are related to Indigenous issues - from around the province that may be of interest to PSAC members. Here's the event listing for September.

Prince Rupert

Fire Truck Pull, September 09, 2017
Hosted by United Way of Northern British Columbia at 2 PM - 3 PM
237 Cow Bay Rd, Prince Rupert, BC V8J 1A2, Canada

Conclusion of MMIW walk, for Tamara September 19 to September 21, 2017
Prince Rupert is either the start or the end of the Highway of Tears (Highway 16). An activist and auntie of a woman who went missing along the highway plans to walk from Prince Rupert to Smithers in advance of the community hearing to be held there the week of September 25. Tamara Chipman went missing from Prince Rupert in 2005 and hasn’t been found.

Bella Coola

Terry Fox Run, September 17, 2017
Registration: 8:00 am, Run Start: 8:30 am, Event End: 11:30 am
Location: Lobelco Hall (931 Hwy 20, Bella Coola)

Prince George

Pancake Breakfast, September 3, 2017
9:00-10:30 AM, Hart Pioneer Centre

SafeTALK Workshop, September 7, 2017
6:00 - 9:00pm, Bob Harkins Branch, Prince George Public Library
Free Registration at 250-563-9251 ext. 141

Terry Fox Run, September 17, 2017
Registration begins at 9:00am and the course officially opens from 10:00am-12:00pm.
Location: Community Foundation Park (7th and Dominion).


The National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls  Community Hearing:  September 25, 2017

Williams Lake

Soda Creek Pow Wow, September 15 to September 17, 2017
3405 Mountain House Road

Sister Soup: in support of the Kelowna Women Shelter, September 21, 2017
Foods starts 18:00 ( $50.00) registration.

9th Annual Youth Exhibition Powwow, September 21, 2017.
Okanagan College, Courtyard at the Kelowna Campus


Terry Fox Run, September 17, 2017
Registration: 8:00 am, Run Start: 9:00 am, Event End: 12:00 pm
Location: Evergreen Hall, 9291 Corbould St.


BC Cabinet – First Nations Gathering, September 6 and 7
John Horgan will be the guest speaker
Vancouver Convention Center, Canada Place

Pow wow, Honouring Our Children, September 9, 2017
11:00 am to 5:00PM Oppenheimer Park, Vancouver

Kinder Morgan, WE STILL SAY NO! March & Rally, September 9 2017
1 PM - 3 PM
Vancouver Art Gallery

Terry Fox Run,
September 17,2017
Registration: 8:00 am, Run Start: 10 am (10 km); 10:15 am (lost lagoon loop), Event End: 1:00 pm
Location: Ceperly Park near Second Beach within Stanley Park
There will also be a pancake breakfast, Kids Run, and live music

Salish Singing and Drumming Fall 2017 Workshops, September 21, 2017
7 PM - 9 PM
SFU Woodward's, 149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver, Vancouver

Walk for Reconciliation | Marche de la réconciliation, September 24 2017
9:30am - Marshalling at Queen Elizabeth Theatre
10:00am - Walk begins

Reconciliation Expo, September 24 2017
Beginning at 10:30AM
Gather at Strathcona Park for a series of Indigenous and multi-cultural performances and a keynote speech.

Chief Dan George: Actor & Activist, September 29, 2017
209 West 4th Streeet
North Vancouver , British Columbia


Terry Fox Run, September 17 2017
Registration: 8:00 am, Run Start: 9:00 am, Event End: 11:00 am
Location: Centennial Park  - meet at the bandstand

Campbell River

Terry Fox Run, September 17 2017
Registration: 9:00 am, Run Start: 10:00 am, Event End: 12:00 pm
Location: Campbell River Seawalk, start at Frank James Park (Willow Point)

Giselle Henry
Purple Eagle Spirit