The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) Youth Representatives will be hosting a Youth Forum on March 29-31, 2019 at the Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport, 3099 Corvette Way, in Richmond, BC. The session is intended to bring together BC First Nations Youth to dialogue around priorities and strategic approaches with respect to advocating and advancing the well-being of youth, and to articulate these priorities to the BCAFN Youth Representatives to inform their work throughout the remainder of their tenures. Check the BCAFN website for the event agenda (to be updated by March 22, 2019) atwww.bcafn.ca.

March 29 – 31, 2019
Westin Wall Centre, Vancouver Airport, 3099 Corvette Way, Richmond, BC

Agenda available soon.

BCAFN encourages youth delegates (suggested age range 19-29) from each of the (5) First Nations Health Authority Regions to register for this event. There are 40 rooms confirmed for youth from outside of the Richmond/Vancouver area. Delegates will be approved for travel reimbursement on a first come, first serve basis.

SECOND NOTICE – Call for registrations pdf

Registration Form pdf

Poster pdf

Travel Arrangements: BCAFN will cover travel costs for the youth delegates (aged 19-29) from each of the (5) First Nations Health Authority Regions to attend this event. Delegates will be approved for travel coverage on a first come, first serve basis. BCAFN will cover and make the travel and two-nights’ accommodation arrangements for registered youth attending the BCAFN Youth Forum, as well as meals and incidentals as per BCAFN travel claim policy.

First Nations Health Authority Regions

  • Interior (tan)
  • Fraser (blue)
  • Vancouver Coastal (yellow)
  • Vancouver Island (orange)
  • Northern (green)

Youth registrants have to provide the following information for travel and accommodation requirements:
(1) CompletedRegistrationFormincludinglegalnameforflightarrangementsifapplicable;and
(2) Confirmation that they are in possession of valid picture identification for flight and accommodation

requirements (Identification CANNOT be expired).

Travel claim forms will be available at the forum for youth to fill out for reimbursement for applicable meals for travel days along with incidentals.

For more information: please visit our website at www.bcafn.ca or contact Samantha Seymour, BCAFN Administrative Support Worker by email (samantha.seymour@bcafn.ca) or phone (250.962.1603).