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Federal minimum wage of $15 per hour to come into effect on December 29, 2021

Federal minimum wage of $15 per hour to come into effect on December 29, 2021

News release June 30, 2021   Gatineau, Quebec  Employment and Social Development Canada Quality, dependable jobs are a driver of a strong economy. Canada’s prosperity and stability depend on every Canadian having a fair chance to succeed. Yet, some Canadians find themselves working part-time, temporary or low-wage jobs—sometimes more than one—in order to support themselves and their families. In Budget 2021, the Government of Canada proposed to establish a federal minimum

Happy Canada Day from Selfadvocatenet.com

This is  the place for July 1st Canada Day on Selfadvocatenet.com The intention of this page is in part to celebrate Canada’s 154th birthday is. Despite the tragic events of indigenous people in residential schools. We at San respect those that lost love ones. Intention just highlights day what Canada Day is and what means.   First what is Canada Day Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada) is a federal statutory

Tips to stay safe, cool during extreme heat wave

Victoria Friday, June 25, 2021 8:00 AM British Columbians are being asked to take precautions this weekend, as Environment Canada has issued a heat warning for most of the province, predicting a dangerous, long heat wave beginning Friday, June 25 and lasting until Tuesday, June 29. Environment Canada notes the record-breaking temperatures will provide little relief at night, with elevated overnight temperatures, increasing the risk of heat-related illnesses. HealthLink BC has these

Food Safety for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Self Advocates Food Safety Tips Fruit and Vegetables   Eating a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables is part of a healthy diet and can help lower your risk of many chronic diseases, including some types of cancer. Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide recommends adults eat 7 to 10 servings of fruits and vegetables each day, depending on your age. For more information, visit Canada’s Food Guide https://food-guide.canada.ca/en/. Contaminated

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter July,2021 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.       July Edition of KSA Newsletter 2021 contains in When we first planned the July newsletter many months ago, we were going to focus on Disability Pride Month and Canada Day. Since then, we have come to learn of a great tragedy at the site of the old Kamloops Indian Residential School. We

Government of Canada introduces legislation to create the new Canada Disability Benefit

News release June 22, 2021, Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada Canadians with disabilities are twice as likely to live in poverty than those without disabilities, a situation that has been made even worse by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. By addressing the longstanding inequities that lead to financial insecurity, hardships and social exclusion faced by persons with disabilities, the Government of

Hamburger Cake

Selfadvocatenet.com Father’s Day Edition This is a wonderful cake that looks just like a giant hamburger. I made one for my nephew and it was a delightful hit. Servings: 12 Yield: 1 large hamburger shaped cake Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 1 (18.25 ounce) package white cake mix 1 (18.25 ounce) package chocolate cake mix yellow paste food coloring brown paste food coloring ¾ cup prepared chocolate frosting 24 orange chewy fruit-flavored

Dad’s Pad Thai

Selfadvocatenet.com recipes Father’s Day Edition This is the best Pad Thai recipe ever. My father’s Pad Thai is better than most Thai restaurants! I like it because of all the fresh ingredients, it is not greasy. It’s satisfying and healthy. There is no meat in this recipe. prep: 20 mins cook: 5 mins total: 25 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings Ingredients Ingredient Checklist ¾ pound bean sprouts 6 ounces

The Accessible British Columbia Act Has Received Royal Assent

June 18, 2021 by DABC The Accessible British Columbia Act has received Royal Assent and is now law. While during the Bill passing process, DABC made it well known our concerns and disappointment over the ABCA’s shortcomings, at this time, we are aiming our advocacy sights on ensuring that the regulations and standards to be developed under the Act will be meaningful and impactful to reducing barriers for British Columbians with disabilities.For more

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