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Breastfeeding Café Interview: Healthiest Babies Possible

Jen Mantyka, Program Director for Healthiest Babies Possible, serving Surrey, Delta and White Rock, and Carol Dyck, a public health nurse and lactation consultant with Fraser Health, has developed a Breastfeeding Café to serve the needs of mothers who meet the CPNP criteria and are interested in breastfeeding their infants.  To learn more about their experience of setting up their new program, click here.

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Interview with Chelsie Tierney: Kimberley CAPC

We interviewed Chelsie Tierney, acting CAPC Site Coordinator in Kimberley, about their Family Supper Night program that allows them to reach out to mothers who are in daytime employment, to offer opportunities for working partners to participate in programming with their families, and for partners to be able to offer some respite cover so women can engage in community or educational activities on their own.

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Sharing Best Practices: An Interview with Mark Turner

Mark Turner has worked with CAPC at the Hiiye’yu Lelum Society on Vancouver Island since 1996, as Coordinator of the Healthy Children Healthy Futures CAPC, as an active member of Advisories for CAPC provincial and regional training initiatives, and on a National Projects committee. Click here to continue reading!

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Sharing Best Practices: An Interview with Grace Tait

Grace Tait grew up in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) Vancouver neighbourhood.  Encouraged by her mother and her grandfather, she began volunteering as a teenager with Meals on Wheels, and, through that experience, got to know and value many elders in the community.  When she became a parent in her early twenties, her family were a great support to her in raising her kids.  She worked two or three part-time jobs to support herself and her kids, and her kids went to Ray-Cam Community Centre Daycare. Click here to continue reading!

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Sharing Best Practices: An Interview with Hazel Slape

Hazel has run the CAPC program for 21 years in the small town of Chase, in the Interior of BC, located at the outlet of Little Shuswap Lake, the source of the South Thompson River.  The town has a population of roughly 2,500 and its main industries are forestry and tourism.  She facilitates the program on her own, as the sole staff person for the program. Click here to continue reading!

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Sharing Best Practices: An Interview with Germaine Asplin

A discernment process for Germaine about the next stages in her personal life has coincided with restructuring in the agency she has worked for, and so she made the decision to explore new opportunities, after coordinating the Victoria’s Best Babies CPNP  program for the past 24 years. Click here to continue reading!

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