Free workshop at Hope Secondary Jan. 24

Event aims to create a better understanding about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues

An upcoming workshop at Hope Secondary School aims to create a better understanding about gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues.

The free event will be led by C.A.L.L. Out (Creating Action, Learning and Leadership), an organization funded by Vancouver Coastal Health. The workshop provides parents and caregivers an opportunity to have questions answered, introduce them to services available in the community, and give them tools to work with their teens. There will also be a discussion and presentation about terminology.

“The intention is to provide education and make sure that people know they don’t have to do this alone and their questions are valid,” said HSS teacher Erin Wilkins. “We want to make it as comfortable as possible for parents. There will be no judgement and there are no stupid questions.”

The workshop takes place on Jan. 24 from 6-9 p.m. Refreshments and snacks will be provided. Students will not be in attendance.  For more information and to register, email ewilkins@sd78.bc.ca.

Just Posted

Holistic wellness space opens in Hope

Healing Den provides a physical space for local healers and bodywork practitioners

‘Creep off’ reporting system aims to track street harassment in Metro Vancouver

Text-based hotline launches to collect public reports on where and when harassment occurs

PHOTOS: Black bear gets curious on Lower Mainland driveway

Joe Wu captured photos of the animal wandering in Surrey

Stó:lō Nation prepares to host its 26th annual Children’s Festival

Titled Battle for the House Cup, this year’s event adorns a Harry Potter theme

Fire in temporary camping area put out by Hope crews

The fire off of Highway 1 near the Flying J burned through personal belongings of campers

VIDEO: Canadian toddler caught practising hockey skills in crib

Eli Graveline is getting praise from far and wide as the internet freaks out of cute throwback video

Jett Woo highlights 5 Canucks choices on Day 2 of NHL entry draft

WHL star out of Moose Jaw tabbed in Round 2

Seal pup rescued near White Rock pier

Animal was moving and “barking” when rescue crews arrived

In a matter of hours, women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to drive

Change was announced as a royal decree in 2017 by Crown Prince Mohammen bin Salman

Feds announce measures to protect endangered whale species

Canada’s Whale Initiative is part of the federal government’s $1.5 billion Ocean Protection Plan

COC session vote approves Calgary as potential host for 2026 Olympics

Scott Hutcheson, chair of Calgary’s Olympic bid corporation — called vote a positive step forward

B.C. man wins job he was denied after saying he had depression

Transport Canada has been order to give Chris Hughes a high-level job and nearly $500,000

B.C. soldier shot down a century ago to be honoured

Norman Stuart Harper, of Kamloops, was killed on a bombing mission over Lahr, Germany, in 1918

Trump sends letter to Trudeau calling for increase in NATO defence spending

The letter comes as tensions between Canada and the United States have risen to a dramatic high

Most Read