The Bear's Den - NCSA Celebrates 45 Years of Justice

June 09, 2015

NCSA Board Members, Directors, Managers, and Staff from across Alberta are gathering in Edmonton this week for NCSA's Annual General Meeting as well as the 45th Anniversary Banquet and Community Service Awards.

NCSA Annual General Meeting

The NCSA Annual General Meeting is always a valuable time for NCSA staff to connect with each other, renew relationships, and share the work we do. This week, there are a number of exciting highlights that staff can look forward to. Click here to download the official agenda

AGM Highlights:

  • The application of NCSA’s model of Resilience. Featuring Robyn Scott, Joy Ohashi, Patti LaBoucane-Benson, Rob Davies and Ian Thompson

  • The Healing Power of Laughter & Play by Rod Jeffries
  • Project of Heart and Survivor Stories by Charlene Bearhead
  • Questions and Answers – Featuring CEO Dr. Allen Benson and Director of Finance Ian Thompson
  • Self Determining your Retirement – Great West Life
  • Peacemaking Certificates, Longterm Service Awards, Sam Laboucan Awards and the George Brertton Award

BearPaw Media Debuts and Distributes New Videos, including:

  • Raising the Spirit – Cultural Connections for Children in Care
  • The Right to Love – Grandparents Rights

BearPaw Legal Education and Resource Centre Publications to be Distributed:

45th Anniversary Banquet & Community Service Awards:

Thursday June 11th, 2015 – Edmonton Marriott at River Cree Resort

5:30 – 6:00 Reception
6:00 – 6:15 Grand Entry
6:15 – 6:30 Prayer
6:30 – 6:45 Dr. Allen Benson’s Welcome
6:45 – 7:30 Dinner
7:45 – 9:00 Program, Video Presentation, Community Service Awards & Special Recognition Awards