Category: Media

Dave Charleson Salmon Workshop

December 8, 2021 Students in our “Intro to Cook” training program now know how to prepare a salmon for baking, smoking and drying thanks to a workshop presented by Dave Charleson, a fisher from the Hesquiaht First Nation. Dave explained the cultural significance of the salmon to his Hesquiaht people and also spoke about indigenous […]

Giving Tuesday November 30, 2021

There’s no better way to celebrate the season than by helping those who need it most. This Giving Tuesday, donate to Dan’s Legacy to help provide youth at risk with free counselling and life-skills support services. Youth like “Tanya”, a 21-year-old Indigenous young woman who is dealing with severe anxiety and depression and relying on […]

Erin Cebula Celebrity Guest Host of “Chefs in the House”

September 21, 2021 Dan’s Legacy is pleased to announce that well-known Vancouver celebrity Erin Cebula will host its “Chefs in the House presented by Pacific Restaurant Supply” virtual fundraiser this fall. Home gourmet chefs are invited to tune in from 6:00pm – 7:00pm, October 20, October 27 and November 3 and learn from the pros […]

Chefs in the House presented by Pacific Restaurant Supply Virtual Cooking Class Fundraiser

August 24, 2021 Home gourmet chefs will have another chance to learn from the pros with Dan’s Legacy Foundation’s “Chefs in the House presented by Pacific Restaurant Supply” virtual fundraiser from 6:00pm – 7:00pm, October 20, October 27 and November 3. Funds raised at the event support the charity’s trauma informed counselling and life-skills programs […]

New Board of Directors 2021-2022

JUNE 17, 2021 Delta, BC – On Wednesday, June 16 Dan’s Legacy Foundation began its fiscal year with a new Board of Directors acclaimed at its virtual Annual General Meeting. The nine Directors are: Peter Buxton, Q.C. (President), Baltej Singh Dhillon (Vice-President), Roberta McArthur (Treasurer), Darin Froese (Secretary), Wayne Cousins (Director), Kyle Demes (Director), Shannon […]

True Extent of Damage to Indigenous People in Canada Lies Beyond Unmarked Graves in Kamloops

June 11, 2021 – The tragedy of bodies in unmarked graves found at the Kamloops residential school is only the tip of the iceberg in this ongoing saga of cultural genocide. Soon more will be discovered at other residential schools across Canada. As a therapist with forty-five years’ experience, I have worked with numerous residential […]

Co-operators Community Funds provides $20,000 for “Intro to Cook” Job-skills Training Program

May 29, 2021 – Youth with barriers to job-skills training opportunities will be able to find work in the food service and hospitality industries in Metro Vancouver through Dan’s Legacy Foundation’s “Intro to Cook” program, funded in part by a $20,000 grant from Co-operators Community Funds. The free work-skills program based in New Westminster provides […]

Expanding Emergency Counselling Services in Lower Mainland Hospitals

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2021 Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions VANCOUVER – Youth and young adults in the Lower Mainland will benefit now and in the future as Dan’s Legacy Foundation expands its free mental health and substance use outreach at Surrey Memorial, Royal Columbian, Burnaby General and BC Children’s hospitals. The expansion, […]

Recruiting New Directors for 2021-2022

Dan’s Legacy’s is looking to fill four (4) vacant seats on our Board of Directors and we’re wondering if you might be interested? Our Annual General Meeting takes place virtually by Zoom on Wednesday, June 16th from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, when we will present the Annual Report and hold elections to our Board. All Members […]

National Volunteer Week 2021

April 18 – 24, 2021 is National Volunteer Week and we at Dan’s Legacy would like to take this opportunity to celebrate and recognize all our volunteers who generously share their time and talents with us and contribute so much to our organization every day. Thank you – for all that you do! Dan’s Legacy […]