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The Balancing Act

29 FEBRUARY 2020

THE BALANCING ACT

The Vancouver Island Parent Conference has been putting on world-class parenting conferences for 13 years, bringing together attendees from across BC.  This year’s conference theme is “The Balancing Act”.  Come enjoy a day of connecting with other parents over important, of-the-moment issues.  Learn useful tools and hear fresh perspectives from leading experts.

Who's Speaking?

DR. SHIMI KANG

DR. SHIMI KANG

Author: The Dolphin Way

ALYSON SCHAFER

ALYSON SCHAFER

Author: Honey, I Wrecked the Kids;

Conference Topics Include...

Creative Intelligence

Practical tools to cultivate the key 21st century skills of resilience, connection, creativity, and more.

Mindfulness

Research backed tools proven to enhance social, emotional, and cognitive performance anytime, anywhere!

Sexual Health

Learn how to have these often uncomfortable  but important conversations.

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Performance Literacy

Learn about performance as a form of play, ritual, healing, education, identity, power and everyday life. 

Virtues

Come and learn how language can be magical in bringing healing and unity for all ages and walks of life .

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Parenting

Learn solutions that will give parents the skills and confidence needed to face modern life challenges.

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Our Event Sponsors

Check Who Makes This Event Possible!

Belmont Secondary School
3041 Langford Lake Road
Victoria, BC
V9B 0L9

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Douglas at Fort
#50/61 Bus towards Langford To 61 Sooke
Depart: 6:18am (31 mins, 26 stops)
Arrival Stop Name: Jacklin at Dunford at 6:49am
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Walk 3 min
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Jacklin at Dunford
#58 Bus towards Goldstream Mdws
Depart: 7:26am (3 mins, 3 stops)
Arrival Stop Name: Langford Pkwy at Langford Lake Rd
Arrive: 7:29am
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Walk to 3041 Langford Lake Rd, Victoria, BC V9B 0L9, Canada

Head west on Langford Pkwy
Turn left onto Langford Lake Rd

Destination will be on the left

About: 4 mins (0.3 km)

Hotel Grand Pacific

463 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC  V8V 1X3
(250) 386-0450
https://www.hotelgrandpacific.com

25 minute drive to conference
65 minutes by transit (approximately)

We have arranged a special conference rate with the Hotel Grand Pacific.  While not in close proximity to the conference, it is located in the heart of Victoria, allowing guests to explore the city before and after the conference.

Rate:  $139 CAD + tax per night

To receive this rate, call the hotel directly before January 28 and ask for the Vancouver Island Parent Conference rate.  Room reservations will be accepted based on availability at the hotel.

Holiday Inn
318 Wale Road
Colwood, BC
V9B 2W3

(250) 385-7829

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Westin Bear Mountain

1999 Country Club Way
Victoria, BC
V9B 6R3

Toll free: 1-888-533-2327

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Four Points by Sheraton Victoria Gateway

829 McCallum Road
Victoria, BC
V9B 6W6

Toll free: 1-877-474-6063

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Hotel Rialto

653 Pandora Avenue
Victoria, BC
V8W 2G1

Toll free: 1-800-332-9981

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Alyson Schafer

Dr. Shimi Kang

Fantastic. Great learning experience and good to know our schools are embracing change, however difficult.

It was an excellent conference. May even be the best one I’ve ever attended. No dull moment at all and very engaging.

“The best workshop I have ever attended. Practical and inspirational, many people in my life will benefit from what I have learned.”

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