“They aren’t scary”: An Intergenerational Dance Project

This documentary film was premiered November 29, 2013 at the University of the Fraser Valley. The documentary captures the relationships between school-aged children and residents from a local long-term care nursing home that partnered in weekly ballet classes.

For more information or to arrange a showing of this documentary, contact  Darren.Blakeborough@ufv.ca or Shelley.Canning@ufv.ca.



A Life in News – Tony Parsons

Longtime Canadian broadcaster Tony Parsons visited the University of the Fraser Valley’s Chilliwack campus Oct. 14, 2011 for an interactive discussion covering an array of topics.

A Life in the News explores Parsons’ career as a media personality, which has spanned more than 50 years.

He also responded to audience questions, providing insight into his life and discussing his move from Global TV to CHEK-TV in Victoria and a new contract with CBC News.




Adventures in Ageing Symposium

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Art Hister

On October 15, 2010 UFV's Centre for Education and Research on Aging (CERA) hosted “Adventures in Aging”, a full day of presentations and workshops. Dr Art Hister was the keynote speaker. He was introduced by UFV President Dr Mark Evered, and entertained over 200 registrants with a mixture of humour, common sense and some of the latest statistical evidence regarding aging.

Registrants came from Chilliwack, Mission, Langley and Abbotsford, filling workshop classrooms in buildings B and D. Workshops included a philosophy café; Memory: facts, tips & myths; Negotiating Homehealth; Seniors on Stage; financial planning and many others. Workshop facilitators included UFV faculty and professionals from the community. 


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