As patients, families and caregivers partner with health care teams to improve BC’s health care system, we acknowledge that there is still a lot to be done to feature a diverse range of voices that are representative of BC’s communities.
June is Pride Month – a time to celebrate, listen and reflect on the basic rights our LGBTQIA2S+ community continues to fight for every day. Also, Canada recognized June 21 as National Indigenous Peoples Day and June is National Indigenous History Month, where we celebrate the culture and heritage of Indigenous Peoples across the country. These celebrations are opportunities to educate, build awareness and ask for support in creating a society that reflects diversity, equity and inclusion.
We seek to listen, learn and act to make sure the voices of all British Columbians are heard, valued and supported. This newsletter shares some of the work currently underway to do so – and it includes ways that you can join us.