March 24, 2021 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Presented by Neil Belanger, Executive Director, British Columbia Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS)

An extensive working knowledge will be speaking to us about working with disabilities from a First Nation’s perspective.

 

About the Presenter

 

Mr. Belanger has over 30 years of experience working within Canada’s Indigenous and non-Indigenous disability and health sectors. Since 2013, BCANDS has been the recipient of 8 provincial, national and international awards. The most recent was the Zero Project International Award presented to the Society in Vienna, in February 2019.

 

He also serves in a variety of disability-related advisory roles, some of which include:

Canada Post’s Accessibility Advisory Committee

Minister’s Advisory Forum on Poverty Reduction

Minister’s Council on Employment and Accessibility

Minister’s Registered Disability Savings Plan Action Group and

Board Member with Inclusion BC

He is a member of the Lax Se el (Frog Clan) of the Gitxsan First Nation.

He resides in Victoria with his wife and 2 children.



Bookings are closed for this session.




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