Jan
08

Date: Monday, Jan 8, 2018

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Building 300, Royal Arbutus Room (above cafeteria)


Add to CalendarExploring Reconciliation with Adam Olsen01/08/2018 04:30 PM01/08/2018 06:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverVancouver Island University’s Centre for Pre-Confederation Treaties and Reconciliation is pleased to present Exploring Reconciliation, a free monthly lecture series that aims to stimulate community dialogue. On Monday, January 8, Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands, will provide insights into the BC government’s approach to renewing relations with Indigenous peoples during his talk - Moving Forward with Reconciliation:  “We are in transition. Social, environmental and economic changes are underway. Disruption in the status quo is happening across the spectrum and the relationship between the provincial government and Aboriginal people in British Columbia needs to change to keep pace. “The Confidence and Supply Agreement signed between the BC NDP and BC Green Party covers a vast policy landscape. It is founded on a commitment to change the relationship through adopting the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People, the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and respecting the decisions of the provincial and Supreme Court. “Words are not enough. Change will require action. Creating certainty in British Columbia will require open communication, collaboration and creative thinking. In this lecture Adam Olsen (SȾHENEP), MLA of Saanich North and the Islands, will provide an insight into the British Columbia government and its approach to renewing relations with Aboriginal people.” Date: Monday, January 8, 2018 Time: 4:30 – 6 pm Location: VIU Nanaimo Campus, Building 300, Royal Arbutus Room (above cafeteria) Cost: Free About Adam Olsen Adam Olsen was first elected as MLA for Saanich North and the Islands in 2017. Adam is a former two-term Central Saanich Councilor and small business owner. He was born and raised on Tsartlip First Nation in Brentwood Bay and is a member of the Tsartlip First Nation. He served as the Chair of Planning & Development and Water & Wastewater and represented the community on a number of boards and commissions including solid and liquid waste, Greater Victoria Public Library and the Regional Housing Trust Fund. Adam and his wife Emily have two children, Silas and Ella. He routinely coaches his son's community soccer team and has led community efforts to protect and improve the Salish Sea and the Saanich Inlet. Building 300, Royal Arbutus Room (above cafeteria) false

Vancouver Island University’s Centre for Pre-Confederation Treaties and Reconciliation is pleased to present Exploring Reconciliation, a free monthly lecture series that aims to stimulate community dialogue.

On Monday, January 8, Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands, will provide insights into the BC government’s approach to renewing relations with Indigenous peoples during his talk - Moving Forward with Reconciliation: 

“We are in transition. Social, environmental and economic changes are underway. Disruption in the status quo is happening across the spectrum and the relationship between the provincial government and Aboriginal people in British Columbia needs to change to keep pace.

“The Confidence and Supply Agreement signed between the BC NDP and BC Green Party covers a vast policy landscape. It is founded on a commitment to change the relationship through adopting the UN Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous People, the calls to action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and respecting the decisions of the provincial and Supreme Court.

“Words are not enough. Change will require action. Creating certainty in British Columbia will require open communication, collaboration and creative thinking. In this lecture Adam Olsen (SȾHENEP), MLA of Saanich North and the Islands, will provide an insight into the British Columbia government and its approach to renewing relations with Aboriginal people.”

Date: Monday, January 8, 2018
Time: 4:30 – 6 pm
Location: VIU Nanaimo Campus, Building 300, Royal Arbutus Room (above cafeteria)
Cost: Free

About Adam Olsen
Adam Olsen was first elected as MLA for Saanich North and the Islands in 2017.

Adam is a former two-term Central Saanich Councilor and small business owner. He was born and raised on Tsartlip First Nation in Brentwood Bay and is a member of the Tsartlip First Nation.

He served as the Chair of Planning & Development and Water & Wastewater and represented the community on a number of boards and commissions including solid and liquid waste, Greater Victoria Public Library and the Regional Housing Trust Fund.

Adam and his wife Emily have two children, Silas and Ella. He routinely coaches his son's community soccer team and has led community efforts to protect and improve the Salish Sea and the Saanich Inlet.

Contact Name:
Jenn McGarrigle
Contact Email:
Jenn.McGarrigle@viu.ca

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