Weekly Update Blog

In a fast-paced sector constantly changing, our members need regular information and updates on policy changes, government priorities, research, and program updates. That’s why our Executive Director posts a sector update each week for all of our members. Those posts appear here the following week.

Another year of the Reconciliation Book Club…

Living into reconciliation has been an intentional goal of The Federation for nearly a decade and is also the foundation of our strategic plan. It is not easy. We have […]

2022 Submission to the Select Standing Committee on Health

Thank you for the opportunity to participate in this committee’s important work. My name is Michelle Bell and I am the Director of Child, Youth and Family Advocacy for The […]

The Federation’s Annual General Meeting Recap

Thank you to everyone who attended The Federation’s 2022 Annual General Meeting in Penticton last week. It was our first time meeting in person in over two years and it […]

National Indigenous People’s Day: Responsibility, Accountability, Opportunity

Tuesday, June 21 is National Indigenous People’s Day. It is an opportunity for all Canadians to reflect, learn, support, and participate in celebrations of Indigenous culture in our communities. We […]

Investing in Services, Supports & Sustainability

The Federation’s presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services Every year, The Federation makes a submission and presents to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and […]

Select Standing Committee Submissions: Have Your Say About the Next BC Budget…

Every year, the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services holds a public consultation on the next provincial budget. It is an opportunity for individuals and organizations to share […]

Projects & Issues Update: Child and Family Service Legislation, Procurement, Support to Practice, CYSN Framework

The one thing I know about our members is that you are doing a lot of things all of the time. Things move incredibly quickly in this sector and a […]

Altogether better: Shared goals, a unified voice, ongoing support

There are a set of premises that are fundamental to the work of The Federation. You can read them on our website or in our strategic plan. They are the […]

June Conference in Penticton

Register today and join us in Penticton! It may seem hard to believe but The Federation’s June Conference and Annual General Meeting are less than three months away! And for […]

BC Budget & Social Policy Forum

The 2022 Federation Social Policy Forum Thank you to all those who attended The Federation’s 2022 Social Policy Forum. It was great to have participation from so many member organizations […]