Reconciliation and Relationship Building

This event is for library trustees and library directors and is part of the “Shifting Governance: Important conversations for our times” series.

Please join us, the BCLTA and the Association of BC Public Library Directors, as we welcome Flavio Caron a cross-cultural trainer with Indigenous Corporate Training Inc.. Flavio will be providing us with an engaging presentation and Q&A on reconciliation, trust, respect, and building relationships.

  • May 20, 2021 6:30pm to 8pm (Pacific Time)
  • Via Zoom Only $10 per participant
  • Space is limited to 100 attendees
  • Full! Email babs.kelly@bclta.ca to join the waitlist.

The evening will begin at 6:30pm with land acknowledgements, followed by a brief update and time for your input on this new initiative, “Shifting Governance: Important conversations for our times”, from BCLTA and ABCPLD. As well there will be a quick discussion breakout room for sharing stories and updates from your public libraries. Flavio will begin his presentation at 7pm.

In the following two weeks Andrea Freeman and Babs Kelly will be hosting discussion groups where library directors and trustees will come together to share their experiences, hopes, and next steps for building trust-based and respectful working relationships with local First Nation communities and Indigenous organizations.

Reconciliation and Relationship Building: Discussion Group Resource (Updated May 11, 2021)

Reconciliation and Relationship Building: Discussion Group Outline and Questions (May 3, 2021)

Questions or comments, email your association:

This event is made possible with the financial support of the Public Libraries Branch, Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Province of British Columbia.