The Purposes of The Antigua and Barbuda Association of British Columbia are:

  • To provide a forum for discussion of matters of interest to Antiguans and Barbudans living in British Columbia;
  • To institute and promote activities that will enrich the cultural heritage of Antiguans and Barbudans;
  • To establish channels of communication between Antiguans and Barbudans living elsewhere;
  • To promote Educational Activities in the community through specific planned programs;
  • To assist individuals and groups in Canada and other Communities in time of need;
  • To raise funds to be used solely for the execution of the planned programs and activities approved by the membership;
  • To build and strengthen relationships between the Antiguan and Barbudan Community and other communities

 

“THE NATION OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA”

Antigua and Barbuda Is a Twin-Island Nation at a Latitude of 17.061 degrees North and a Longitude of 61.796 degrees West in the heart of the Caribbean Sea. Antigua is 108 square miles (280 km) and Barbuda 62 square miles (161 km) located 27 miles (40 km) North of Antigua.  The Nation is located 250 miles South-East of Puerto Rico and North-West of Barbados.

A population of about 90,000 – mostly of African descendant.

Antigua has an Award-Winning State-of-the-Art Airport which accommodates major Airlines which transport international passengers to and from the Islands. Additionally, Antigua has a modern Harbor which facilitates the visits of some of the World’s most popular Cruise Lines. The Tourist Industry is a major contributor to the Nation’s economy,

Antigua and Barbuda boast some of the most Luxurious All-inclusive Hotels in the Caribbean and is the perfect destination for any traveler. Voted several years in a row as the Caribbean’s Most Romantic Destination, considered as the Romantic Capital of the World.

The Beach is just the beginning with 365 white and pink sand, one for every day of the year.

The Nation of Antigua and Barbuda has something for everyone! The Budget conscious as well as the Luxury traveler - accommodations, adventure and many dining options.

 


Where Antigua and Barbuda are located:

 

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Flag and Coat of Arms

 

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Board Members - Antigua and Barbuda Cultural Association of BC 

                                                                                                                    

President:                          Alston Jacobs     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Vice-President:                 Genevieve Richards    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Secretary:                          Constance Henry

Treasurer:                          Neville Thomas    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Director:                             Jerome Daniel    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Youth Coordinator:           Vacant

Past-President:                  Edward Morrissey    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  

ANNUAL SOCIETY EVENTS

  • AGM - Every Spring
  • August - Family Picnic
  • November - Independence Event
  • December - Christmas Brunch

WHAT WE HAVE DONE TO DATE

  • Raised and donated over $30,000 (EC) to Hurricane Emergency Relief
  • Donated 3 ISO Container Loads of Hospital Supplies
  • Awarded Educational Grants to BC Youth
  • Provide Support To Bereived Families
  • Support Our Community Building Initiatives
  • Celebrating 20 Years in 2020 

COMMUNITY BUILDING ACTIVITY:

  • Fund Raising
  • Outreach
  • Awards

 

 YOUTH DEVELOPMENT:

  • Education Grant            

 

INFORMATION CONTACTS:           

Phone 778-840-2859, 604-274-6550

www.Official Government Website

www.On-line Website Link

www.Antigua-Barbuda.org

Antiqua and Barbuda Digital Nomad Residence Program 

Note(s):

1.     (BCOCCA): British Columbia Organization of Caribbean Cultural Associations

2.     (CCHSG): Caribbean Community Health Support Group

3.     (ISO):            International Standards Organization.

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."