Author Archive: Pete Quily

The Georgia Straight Covers BC ADHD Awareness Week 2014

Charlie Smith, the editor of the The Georgia Straight did an article on the third annual BC ADHD Awareness Week 2014. B.C. ADHD Awareness Week draws attention to attention deficiencies Its also in the print edition page 18 October 16-23rd 2014. Here are some excerpts Another occupation that’s notorious for its deadlines is journalism, which is why Quily suspects that this industry…
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BC Is The First Province In Canada To Declare ADHD Awareness Month. Thanks! National in USA For a Decade

I am very pleasantly surprised and very happy to announce that BC is the first province in Canada to proclaim October 2014 as ADHD Awareness Month. The BC Lieutenant Governor’s office has emailed me the jpeg, a 10 mb jpeg for printing & mailed me a printed colour version. I’m embeding the first two. Please share widely, especially with your media…
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Majority Of BC’s Workforce Are Afraid To Come Out Of The ADHD Closet To Co-workers Insights West Survey Shows

We were very fortunate to have public opinion polling expert and ex journalist Mario Caneco, who used to work for Angus Reid, and now works as Vice President for Public Affairs at Insights West do a pro bono poll for us for BC ADHD Awareness Week Oct 14-20th 2014. Thanks Mario! They surveyed 801 BCers on very wide range of questions…
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CADDAC 6th Annual ADHD Conference In Vancouver, Nov 1st & 2nd Dr. Russell Barkley, Dr. Adele Diamond, Gina Pera & More

Cross posted to Adult ADD Strengths. CADDAC, The Center for ADHD Awareness, Canada will have it’s 6th annual conference in Vancouver, BC November 1st & 2nd. Early bird deadline is in 2 days October 14th, don’t wait. It’s pretty rare to get ADHD conferences in Vancouver, CADDAC is a Toronto based Canadian ADHD organization so it’s meetings are usually down east…
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