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members of Greater Van GRAN participate in meeting with International development minister Ahmed Hussen (December 2023)

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Greater Van GRAN members Sheila Pepper and Gail Mullan with Minister Hussen along with reps from VIDEA

Community bbq in Minister Sajjan's riding of Vancouver South

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GRANs Gail Mullan and Kathleen Wallace-Deering with Minister of International Development Harjit Sajjan -- Topic of conversation? Urging strong support for the Global Fund -- August 2022


"Swarm" EVENT for the Global Fund July 2022

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Ottawa-Gatineau GRANs Pat Dolan and Cathy Thompson with CSO partners

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Ottawa-Gatineau GRANs Cathy Thompson and Pat Dolan

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Greater Van GRANs "swarm" Little Mountain in Vancouver, BC


toronto pride parade june 2022





2021 International Development Week, February 7 - 13

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Meeting with Laurence Harvey, Policy Advisor to Minister of Women and Gender Equality, and representatives from Cooperation Canada, End FGM Canada, and Cuso International. GRAN representative: Valerie Wright


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Meeting with NDP MP Jenny Kwan and representatives from Mennonite Central Committee, Interagency Coalition on AIDS and Development, and University of British Columbia (Dept. of Ob/Gyn -- Global Maternal Health and Childcare). GRAN representative: Phyllis Webster


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Meeting with Conservative MP Richard Bragdon and representatives from Canadian Lutheran World Relief, and Results Canada. GRAN representatives: Susan Carter and Hilary Elliott


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Meeting with Conservative MP Peter Kent and representatives from Human Concern International, WaterAid, and Cooperation Canada. GRAN representative: Valerie Wright


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Meeting with Conservative Senator Yonah Martin and representatives from Cooperation Canada, Global Citizen, and the Canada-International Scientific Exchange Program. GRAN representative: Janet Siddall.


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Meeting with Liberal MP Larry Bagnell and representatives from Save the Children, Mennonite Central Committee and Results Canada. GRAN representative: Janet Siddall


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Meeting with Liberal MP Will Amos and representative from Results Canada. GRAN representative: Pat Dolan


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Meeting with Liberal MP Ya'ara Saks, a member of her staff, and representatives from ONE, Global Citizen, and the Canadian Christian Relief and Development Association. GRAN representative: Pat Dolan


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Meeting with NDP MP Carol Hughes and representatives from Results Canada, One Drop Foundation and Canadian Foodgrains Bank. GRAN representative: Myrtle Blinn


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Meeting with Liberal MP Majid Jowhari and representatives from ONE, Results Canada, and KAIROS. GRAN representative: Myrtle Blinn


2019 CANAdian Association on Gerontology conference, moncton, NB 

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Ruth Buckinger and Peggy Edwards represent GRAN at Canadian Association on Gerontology Conference Moncton, NB 2019


Making Refugee-Inclusive Education a Priority

Jan 18, 2024

“Having an inclusive policy environment is one of the first steps to ensuring refugees have access to the same learning opportunities as host countrynationals.” – Global Partnership for Education... Read more