About Us



Upcoming Events

Tue Oct 15 @ 7:00PM - 08:00PM
BCOCCA Board Meeting
Sat Oct 19 @ 6:30PM -
Sun Oct 27 @12:00AM
Trinidad/Tobago Fall Lime
Sat Nov 02 @12:00AM
Barbados Independence Gala

BCOCCA President - Neville Thomas

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As President of British Columbia Organization of Caribbean Cultural Associations, I am grateful for the opportunity to work on behalf of the Caribbean Community to identify and execute Community Building initiatives which embrace BCOCCA'S mandate.



A Non Profit Society


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BCOCCA) is a non-profit umbrella organization registered in BC that includes the cultural associations of (9) Caribbean countries that are also registered here in BC:

The member countries are:

Antigua and Barbuda Association of BC,

Barbados CulturalAssociation of BC,

Grenadian Cultural Association of BC,

Guyanese Canadian Cultural Association of BC,

Hearts, Hands, Minds for Haiti,

Jamaican Canadian Cultural Association of BC,

St Kitts/Nevis Cultural Association of BC,

St Vincent and the Grenadines Association of BC and

Trinidad & Tobago Society of BC..


An Umbrella Organization


BCOCCA is an umbrella organization designed to speak and act on behalf of its (9) member Caribbean Cultural Associations here in BC as one voice and find solutions to matters of mutual concern.


BCOCCA engages with the community through monthly meetings and other events such as Caribbean Days Festivals, Community Seasonal Events, Independence Anniversary Celebrations, Relief and Assistance Efforts etc.  BCOCCA is also a supporter of the commution service provider Co-op Radio 100.5 FM.


BCOCCA also has an Associate member, the Canadian Jamaican Medical Assistance Society (CJMAS) and a Health Support Group referred to as the Caribbean Community Health Support Group (CCHSG) Committee under its auspices.


Monthly meetings are held to share experiences, promote the interest and welfare of members, plan strategies, communicate and promote closer community relationships.

Monthly Meeting of BCOCCA Directors

7:00 PM, 3rd Tuesday, each month

Metrotown Community Meeting Room

4650 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC


Our Vision

"British Columbia Organization of Caribbean Cultural Associations (BCOCCA) is a Leading Advocacy Linkage Community Awareness Umbrella Organization consistently providing reliable and dependable Programs and Initiatives for its Members."