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Equity in Accreditation Background

Equity in Accreditation Background -Sept 2020
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CCA Announcement March 2022

It is with great pleasure that the Canadian Centre for Accreditation is announcing the addition of Maria Friis to our staff as an Accreditation Specialist. Maria joined the team on March 21, 2022. She comes with experience in quality improvement, evaluation, policy, strategy, regional planning, LEAN training and group facilitation. In addition, she has many years of initiating and running
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Call for Nominations and Applications to the CCA Board of Directors

CCA Call for Board Applications March 8, 2022 CCA’s Annual General Meeting will be taking place on July 6, 2022. At that time CCA expects to have up to 3 Board Director positions vacant. The CCA Nominating Committee is seeking expressions of interest from individuals who are interested in joining the CCA Board of Directors.
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Black History Month

Jean Augustine In December 1995, following a motion introduced by the Honourable Jean Augustine, the House of Commons unanimously voted to recognize February as ‘Black History Month’.  Jean Augustine was the first black Canadian woman elected to Parliament. “Black History Month exists to remind us of the rich contributions within our society from people of African and Caribbean descent, and
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CCA Newsletter -Issue 23 – December 2021

CCA Newsletter – Issue 23 – December 2021
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Lee Maracle

To life, world humanity I ascribe To my people… my history… I address my vision. [1] Lee Maracle It is with deep sadness we honour the life and mourn the passing of Lee Maracle. She was born Marguerite Aline Carter and later named Bobbi Lee Maracle OC[2].  Lee was a courageous warrior in her fight for justice for Indigenous peoples
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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

First the Truth and then Reconciliation September is the month kids go back to school. It was also the time over the years that thousands of Indigenous children were taken from their families to attend residential schools. Phyllis Webstad remembered the new orange shirt her grandmother gave her for the first day at St. Joseph’s Mission residential school which was
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CCA Newsletter – Issue 22 – August 2021

CCA News August 2021 – Issue 22  
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Equality is the Vision and Equity is the Path

It is June 2021. This month we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. We will acknowledge colonialism as settlers and will sit in circle with First Nations, Inuit and Metis neighbours on Indigenous Peoples’ Day. We will raise the Pride flag – a rainbow of colours now including black and brown stripes, in solidarity with the LGBTQ2SI communities. And we will
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Kamloops Residential School

Graves of First Nations, Indigenous and Metis Children We mourn the loss of 215 young bodies buried under the residential school in Kamloops, B.C. It is a stark reminder of the enactment of the ‘Indian Act’ and the unconscionable declaration by John A Macdonald to ‘Kill [ ] the Indian in the Child’. This resulted in the horrific reality of
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