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The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter October,2020 Edition

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter October,2020 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   October Edition of KSA Newsletter 2020 contains in It is the Fall season and there is so much to share this month! We have lots of articles to keep you entertained during October. There are some new and unusual holidays, like Internet Day. And, then there are some old holidays, like Thanksgiving and Halloween,

Special Olympics BC September Newsletter Update

Web Version  |  Update preferences  |  Unsubscribe Like Tweet Forward TABLE OF CONTENTS • Latest Newsletter • New Car Dealers Foundation / Special Olympics BC Auction is off to the races • Latest news in Special Olympics BC’s safe, staged Return to Sport • Registration time for the 2020-21 sport season! • First-ever virtual motionball Marathon of Sport just around the corner • Giving thanks to Special Olympics BC’s phenomenal coaches during

Affordable rental homes on the way for people in Keremeos

Keremeos Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:30 AM   Construction is starting on 43 affordable rental homes in Keremeos for families, seniors and people with disabilities, through a partnership between the Province and the Lower Similkameen Community Services Society (LSCSS). “The previous government chose to ignore the housing crisis and they left people behind,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. “Everyone deserves a safe, secure and affordable home,

New affordable homes opening in Nanaimo

Nanaimo Wednesday, September 2, 2020 9:30 AM Seniors, people with disabilities and other people with limited incomes are moving into 85 new affordable rental homes in Nanaimo as two housing projects open in the community. “These new homes will provide much-needed safe, secure and affordable living for seniors and adults with disabilities,” said Sheila Malcolmson, MLA for Nanaimo. “These projects will change lives, and I’m grateful to our community partners

Accessibility Standards Canada launches its first public consultation on priorities for engagement, accessibility standards and research

News release  September 3, 2020     Ottawa, Ontario     Accessibility Standards Canada   The principle of “Nothing without us” is at the core of Accessibility Standards Canada’s mandate. Today, Accessibility Standards Canada is launching its first public consultation. It focuses on priorities for engagement, accessibility standards and research from 2020 to 2022. Objective The feedback obtained from this consultation will enable Accessibility Standards Canada to determine: 1.    How to engage with Canadians

New affordable rental homes coming to Powell River

Powell River Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:00 AM   Construction is underway on over 40 new affordable rental homes for families, seniors and people with disabilities in Powell River. The project is through a partnership between the Province and the Powell River Inclusive Housing Society (PRIHS). “We know that there’s a real need for more affordable housing and people are struggling to stay in the communities they call home,” said

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