Body Confidence Canada Awards (BCCAs) Honour 11 Canadian Leaders of Body Positivity

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2016 /CNW/ - BCCAs celebrate Canada-based champions of body positivity, body confidence and body acceptance. "From body love to human rights, education, arts and entertainment, health and wellness to fashion with a social conscience, our recipients are role models who are leading the way towards a world where body-shaming does not win," says BCCAs co-founders and body image advocates Jill Andrew and Aisha Fairclough. Hosted by media personality Daniel Pillail, the evening features live performances by Lucas Silveira (The Cliks) and Troy Jackson performing his hit HeyHater in honour of Curvy Catwalk Fashion Fundraiser, an initiative Andrew & Fairclough created in 2006.

4th Annual Body Confidence Canada Awards (BCCAs)
Contact for location
Thursday October 6, 6-10pm

Co-Founders: Jill Andrew & Aisha Fairclough

2016 Eleven Recipients Include:
Catherine MacKinnon, Deaf filmmaker, ACTRA 2016 Woman of the Year
Candy Palmater, CBC radio host of the Candy Palmater Show
Meghan Swaby, Actor & Playwright Venus' Daughter
Annika Reid, Fashion Blogger, The Stylish Reid, The Succulent Six collective
Louise Green, Athlete, Body Exchange
Akio Maroon, Human Rights Advocate
Women's Health Clinic, "Body Peace Zones" campaign
And more!

SOURCE Body Confidence Canada

Image with caption: "Body Confidence Canada (CNW Group/Body Confidence Canada)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20160926_C4436_PHOTO_EN_781490.jpg

For further information: info@BodyConfidenceCanadaAwards.com, 416-540-6659 | 647-286-1590, @BCCAwards


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