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The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter June,2021 Edition

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter June,2021 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   June Edition of KSA Newsletter 2021 contains in Putting Kamloops On the Map We are really excited about a new plan for The Kamloops Self-Advocate Newsletter! From the beginning, we have had a goal of being an international newsletter. Over the years we’ve included stories and articles about people from around the world. Now,

New homes under construction in Ladysmith

Ladysmith Wednesday, May 19, 2021 9:00 AM Families, seniors and people with disabilities in Ladysmith will soon have more affordable housing options, with construction underway on a 36-unit rental housing project in the community. “It is vital that we help deliver the affordable homes people need in Ladysmith and throughout the province,” said David Eby, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing. “Local partners, such as the Ladysmith Resources Centre

Canada Investing $10 million to Create Jobs for New Energy Advisors

  News release May 17, 2021                                   Ottawa, Ontario                                  Natural Resources Canada Canadians across the country want to reduce their home energy bills and reduce their carbon footprint by improving energy efficiency in their homes. The Government of Canada

Digital Literacy Project Research

Survey for Self-Advocates and Individuals on Digital Skills The Immigrant Services Society of BC (ISSofBC) is developing a digital literacy training program for service providers across British Columbia and is inviting self-advocates and individuals to help shape the training program through a survey about digital literacy skills.Below is a message from ISSofBC with information about the digital literacy training program and how to participate in the survey. Hello, Our names are Lisa and Caroline. We are working

“Targeted Self Advocacy” (or “Beating Bureaucracy”)

Written By: George My first real self-advocacy success was early in the pandemic when I was looking for work and needed clothes. I called my worker to ask about the crisis grant for interview clothing. She was adamant I had to have had a recent crisis to qualify. I argued until she said it was policy. I know that’s the office’s limit of authority, so I asked myself “Who’s in

DABC Has Concerns Over Proposed Accessibility Legislation – Contact your MLA!

May 7, 2021 by DABC Following the introduction of Bill 6 – the Accessible BC Act – in the BC legislative assembly last week (April 28, 2021), Disability Alliance BC and several other disability advocacy organizations in the province have carried out a review and found several concerns that we feel are vital to be addressed before the bill becomes law. Our main concerns are its narrowed definition of impairment,

New affordable homes on the way for Merritt seniors

Merritt Tuesday, May 4, 2021 9:00 AM Seniors in need of homes they can afford in Merritt will soon have new rental homes to choose from, with construction underway on a new 44-unit apartment building in the community. “These new homes will help seniors live independently and stay connected to their community,” said David Eby, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing. “Providing homes people can afford in every corner

Creamy Shrimp Pasta with Mushrooms

Selfadvocatenet.com Recipe for Month of May Creamy shrimp pasta in a delicious homemade sauce with mushrooms. prep: 10 mins cook: 35 mins total: 45 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 pinch salt to taste 1 pinch dried basil, or to taste 1 pinch paprika, or to taste 1 (8

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter May 2021 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a Newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   May Edition KSA Newsletter 2021 contains in This month’s theme This month we are focusing on healthy living. Maybe you want to know more about mental health week, or maybe you want some suggestions for entertainment, like music or movies. We have you covered with articles on everything from self-care to thinking about kindness

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