Join editor Wendy Holm as she presents on Damming the Peace: The Hidden Costs of the Site C Dam.
Drop in between 2 and 5 pm to with any questions you have about the job search process. Need advise on putting together resumes? Looking at future careers? Need help navigating the digital world of job searching? Chantal Rackley of WorkBC North Shore will be in the library Annex to help answer your questions. This drop in seminar is free!
Chantal Rackley is a Certified Career Development Practitioner (CCDP) and career advisor at the WorkBC North Shore. She has over 13 years experience advising and facilitating in the area of career planning and strategic job search. She is a regular contributor to the YWCA Employment Blog and has collaborated with Charity Village on blogs and a webinar. She has recently received her certification in delivering and interpreting the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) and Strong Interest Inventory.
Choose to Plan! Free presentations. Get informed — help yourself & others. October is Personal Planning Month.
Join us for one or all of these live webinars + Q&A, all on Tuesday mornings, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. Alternate live webinar times and view-only recordings available at www.nidus.ca
Oct. 2 — Joint Ownership: the Good, the Bad, & the Risky
Joint ownership of bank accounts, real estate property, and vehicles is common for spouses. What can happen when a parent and child own property jointly? Learn about recent court cases that raise new cautions about joint ownership. Joint ownership is NOT a substitute for planning in case of incapacity or end-of-life.
Oct. 16 — Dying Without a Will and Tips on Making a Will
Some people are considered not capable of making a Will due to the legal requirements. This may be someone with a disability from birth or someone who delayed making a Will and now has advanced dementia. How is their estate settled? For the majority who can make a Will, get some tips and resources.
Oct. 23 — Consent to Health Care & Facility Care
Consent underlies many of our day-to-day interactions. Consent is also fundamental to encounters with the health care and residential care systems. What are the consent rights of patients? What are the rights of representatives if authorized to give consent for health and personal care by a Representation Agreement?
Oct. 30 — The Planning Continuum: a Will is NOT Enough! Learn about the essential legal documents in BC for those who want to plan for incapacity, for end-of-life, and for after death. We will discuss Representation Agreements, Enduring Powers of Attorney, and Wills.
Presentations by Nidus, for more information — www.nidus.ca
Knowing Our Place: The Book Club will be meeting Saturdays, September 29 and October 27, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm to discuss our next book, Thomas King’s The Inconvenient Indian.
We will also be meeting November 17 and December 1 to discuss Leanne Simpson’s Islands of Decolonial Love: Stories & Songs.
Knowing Our Place is an initiative brought to you by the Bowen Island Library, the Bowen Island Arts Council and Pauline Le Bel. The aim is to learn our true history with Indigenous peoples and to foster mutually-enhancing relationships.
Books available at the Bowen Library and Phoenix Books