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Guyanese Canadian Cultural Association of BC
Lucyanne Joseph Celebration of Life PDF Print E-mail
Written by Louise Gadd   
Friday, 17 June 2016 19:13

Lucyanne Master

​Potluck Information:

for Appetizers, please call Roweena Bacchus at (778) 388-7592
for Main Dish, please call Sylvia Jemmott at (604) 589-1852
for Dessert, please call Louise Gadd at (604) 551-1306D

Donations Requested

St. Annes Steveston

Last Updated on Monday, 20 June 2016 15:32
Passing of Lucyanne Joseph PDF Print E-mail
Written by Louise Gadd   
Saturday, 28 May 2016 05:45


The Guyanese Canadian Cultural Association of BC is sad to announce the
passing of Lucyanne Joseph on Wednesday, 25 May 2016 in North Vancouver.

Lucyanne was an active member of GCCABC and a major contributor to the
community activities involving the Caribbean associations as well as the
Guyanese community in BC.

We will miss her smilng face, her amazing talent for finding the right Creolese
for any situation; her encyclopedic and frank knowledge of Association hstory;
and her joie de vivre, even as she sturggled with lll health for so many years.
She was the essence of indominability

Mass will be held on June 14, at 11:00 AM
St. Edmond's Parish,


Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 June 2016 16:04
2016 Independence Luncheon Celebration PDF Print E-mail
Written by Louise Gadd   
Monday, 04 April 2016 10:47

Menu for the Luncheon Celebration has been set:

Calabash Salad
Chicken Curry
Vegetable Chow Mein
Jerk Beef Stew
Ital Stew
Side Roti
Rice & Peas
Dessert, including Fruit, Cassava Pone, and much more

sm -2016 Taste of Guyana Gala version 2

Last Updated on Monday, 04 April 2016 10:57
Career Options Q&A with Black Professionals PDF Print E-mail
Written by Louise Gadd   
Thursday, 28 April 2016 09:21

We are excited to present our second annual free Career Options Q&A with
Black Professionals
for youth (grades 8-12) and young adults from diverse
on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

thumbnail Career Options QA with Black Professionals 2016 promotional flyer


This is an incredible opportunity for young people to interact and ask questions about
a variety of career options from an esteemed group of professionals.

To register, please visit our Eventbrite page:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/career-options-qa-with-black-professionals-for-youthyoung-adults-tickets-24770855295or visit our Facebook page for more information:

**All registrants registered before April 30th, will be entered in a draw to win
a pair of tickets to the May 7, 2016 Vancouver Whitecaps v. Portland Timbers match

Space is limited and we recommend registering early!

We are grateful to the National Congress of Black Women Foundation for their ongoing
support of this Initiative.

Please direct all inquiries to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 April 2016 09:34
Bertie London PDF Print E-mail
Written by Louise Gadd   
Thursday, 24 March 2016 20:03

Bertie London Crop

We regret to announce the recent passing of Bertie London - a longtime friend and
member of the GCCABC board.

Funeral plans are for Wednesday, 30 March 2016 @ 11:00 am
St. Andrew’s and St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Church
2641 Chesterfield Avenue, North Vancouver

[Corner of Chesterfield Ave. and 27 Street]

Reception at the Church Immediately following Service

Interment at 02:00 pm at Capilano View Cemetery
1490 Third Street, West Vancouver

We will provide more information as it becomes available

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 March 2016 20:09
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