The Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of B.C. is a member of the following organizations.
The British Columbia Organization of Caribbean Cultural Associations (BCOCCA)
An umbrella organization designed to serve the collectives needs of all Caribbean organizations in British Columbia, without impinging on their individual Constitution and Aims and Objectives. The member organizations have included:
- Antigua & Barbuda Cultural Association of BC (ABCABC)
- Barbados Cultural Association of BC (BCABC)
- Grenadian Cultural Association of BC (GCABC)
- Guyanese Canadian Cultural Association of BC (GCCABC)
- Hearts, Hands, Minds for Haiti (HHMH)
- Jamaican Canadian Cultural Association of BC (JCCABC)
- St. Kitts/Nevis Cultural Association of BC (SKNCABC)
- St. Vincent & the Grenadines Association of Greater Vancouver (SVGAGV)
- Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC (TTCSBC)
2011-2012 BCOCCA Board of Directors
|President||Neville Thomas||Antigua & Barbuda Cultural Association of BC|
|Vice President||Carl Beach||Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC|
|Secretary||Yvonne Taffe||Trinidad & Tobago Cultural Society of BC|
|Treasurer||Robert Gabriel||Grenadian Cultural Association of BC|
|Director (2 Yrs)||Basil Statia||Guyanese Canadian Cultural Association of BC|
|Director (2 Yrs)||Paul Choisil||Hearts, Hands, Minds for Haiti|
|Director (1 Yr)||Bev Drayton||Jamaican Canadian Cultural Association of BC|
|Director (1 Yr)||Norton Quashie||St. Vincent & The Grenadines Association of GV|
National Council of Trinidad & Tobago Organizations in Canada (NCTTOC)
This organization was established in Toronto in 1989 to advocate on behalf of nationals, and former nationals of Trinidad & Tobago, on a broad range of social and cultural issues.
Vancouver Multicultural Society
An umbrella organization representing ethnocultural communities in the Vancouver Lower Mainland, Vancouver Multicultural Society is the oldest multicultural society in BC. VMS coordinates public-education and advocacy projects that increase knowledge and acceptance of diversity issues, human rights and anti-racism.
Ethno Business Council of British Columbia
Established in 1988, the purpose of the Ethno Business council of British Columbia is:
1) To recognize and celebrate the achievement-, of New-Canadian entrepreneurs;
2) To provide a forum: a) that creates an awareness of the opportunities and programs available for New Canadians and immigrant entrepreneurs; b) where community and business organizations may come together to network, share information and coordinate their activities that support New Canadians and immigrant entrepreneurs; and
3) To encourage and support entrepreneurs who are New-Canadians and immigrants to British Columbia in the establishment and development of their businesses.