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Letter to Members of Parliament

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Recognizing the importance of suicide prevention across Canada and for the work of Members of Parliament on passing Charlie Angus’s private member bill to establish a National Suicide Prevention Plan, Stacy Ashton, Executive Director of the Crisis Centre, sent the following letter to all MP’s:   Thank you. I was deeply moved to see in […]

Real estate: a foundation to build upon

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“The founders of the Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre of BC wanted to make sure people in crisis would always have a place to turn when crisis hits. Our story is familiar to many who bought homes in the 1970s and have seen the value of their property appreciate greatly over time. Your home […]

With deepest gratitude, thank you!

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National Volunteer Week is an opportunity for the Crisis Centre to recognize those of you who devote your time, energy, and passion ensuring that we can provide hope for people when they need it most. Our volunteers are mission critical in responding to our callers and chatters, and in carrying the message that we are […]

A Visit from N’Quatqua Youth

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Nine lively youth and their youth workers from N’Quatqua First Nation spent an afternoon at the Crisis Centre to attend wellness workshops on March 20. Orissa (Facilitator), Cassidy (Participant), Nick (Facilitator) The group’s two-day road-trip from D’Arcy, B.C. included a supportive mix of mental health and mindfulness education workshops shared by up-beat Crisis Centre volunteers, […]

One-on-One with Stacy Ashton

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One-on-One with Stacy Ashton The Crisis Centre of BC’s new Executive Director Stacy started her career in the non-profit sector as a volunteer on the Crisis Lines, prior to completing her Masters in Counselling at Simon Fraser University and working in the field as a Suicide Intervention Counsellor. She spent over a decade focused on […]