Month: June 2021

Indian Roots, Canadian Blooms

Written By: Dr. Anju Bajaj, SCWIST Manitoba Chapter Lead Someone once said, “We all make choices but, at the end, choices make us.” How true is that? Today I am here to share my journey so far. I w… Read More

Indigenous Youth become Marine Biologists in Training

Written by: Ashley van der Pouw Kraan For a week in May, something special happened. Each day after school, 16 girls from nine Indigenous communities across BC and Alberta signed onto their com… Read More

SCWIST’s Volunteer of the Month Awards

SCWIST’s aim is to highlight the contributions of our volunteers and to thank them for their time and commitment. Each month, we select a Volunteer of the Month from among volunteers whose perfo… Read More

Please welcome our newest board members!

At our 2021 Annual General Meeting, we had the pleasure of welcoming four new members to SCWIST’s Board of Directors. Their broad range of skills and experience will be an asset to our board… Read More

Statement Denouncing Anti-Muslim Hate

“A brutal and horrific act. We as humans condemn it and stand against hate. Love is the most precious ingredient for peace on this earth. Islam is a doctrine with respect, tolerance, justice, and equa… Read More

Message from SCWIST on Kamloops residential school discovery

Content warning: anti-Indigenous violence and death. The Indian Residential School Survivors Society Crisis Line provides counselling support 24/7 to survivors of residential schools at 1-866-925-4419… Read More