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Winter 2021 Edition of the CLBC magazine “Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES”

Winter 2021 Edition of the CLBC magazine “Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES”

View this email in your browser Leading connection – Casey Douglas, Director of Olivia Douglas Community Services, joins other self advocacy groups in creating opportunities for people to connect and stay strong. Welcome to the Winter 2021 Edition of the CLBC magazine “Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES” Celebrate Diverse ABILITIES is created under the guidance of the CLBC Editorial Board, which is made up of self advocates from across the province, as well

Government of Canada invests in CARE Montreal renovation project to create greater access to services for persons with disabilities

News release February 11, 2020              Montreal, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada Everyone deserves an equal opportunity to fully participate in Canadian society. For persons with disabilities, the COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that many Canadians continue to face barriers to inclusion. That is why the Government of Canada continues to take action to break down barriers to help ensure

Sugar Cookie Icing

Selfadvocatenet.com recipe of month December 2020 Christmas Edition This icing dries hard and shiny and the colors stay bright. Choose as many different food coloring’s as you desire. prep:15 mins total:15 mins Servings:12 Yield:1 dozen cookies’ worth Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 teaspoons milk 2 teaspoons light corn syrup ¼ teaspoon almond extract Recommended: assorted food coloring Directions Instructions Checklist Step 1 In a small bowl, stir

Lobster Pasta

SelfAdvocatenet.com Recipe for the month of February 2021. Special edition Valentine Day Excellent lobster pasta . . . lobster lovers that love Italian dig in! Perfect for Valentines Day! Servings:4 Yield:4 servings Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 1 large (2 pound) fresh lobster 3 tablespoons butter 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes 4 tablespoons olive oil 4 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

New affordable homes coming for people in southern Interior

Vernon Monday, February 1, 2021 9:30 AM The Province is working in partnership to deliver new affordable rental homes for people with low to moderate incomes in Vernon and Oliver. “People in the southern Interior need more affordable rental housing,” said David Eby, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing. “These two projects reflect the commitment our government has made to working with municipalities and community partners to open appropriate,

My overcoming COVID19 story

  My name is Summer Clement. I live in a small town name Nelson BC. I started my quarantine on March 17th. There is no particular positive days, only everyday has been positive for me because I have online schooling. It keeps me busy and stay positive.   My lovely teachers are there helping us with online classes. In the Transitional Training course, we are learning wellness activities like what

Minister’s statement on basic income report

Victoria Thursday, January 28, 2021 11:30 AM Nicholas Simons, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, has issued the following statement in response to the expert panel on basic income’s report to government: “I thank the expert panel for its hard work over the past two years to produce its comprehensive report, Covering All the Basics: Reforms for a More Just Society. “The panel was appointed in July 2018 to

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter February,2021 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   February Edition of KSA Newsletter 2021 contains in This month we are celebrating Valentine’s Day and kindness and compassion. We also celebrate Pink Shirt Day to raise awareness about anti-bullying. Some other great articles you can find in this month’s edition include an article about a young singer and her journey to making fun

Community-led projects boosted with gaming grants

Victoria Friday, January 22, 2021 8:45 AM People in 29 communities throughout the province will benefit from capital project funding for the health and social services sector, search and rescue operations, and arts and recreation facilities, through Community Gaming Grants. “The pandemic has highlighted the important role our community organizations fulfill, and their ability to provide direct support for people in communities has been vital,” said Josie Osborne, Minister of

Government of Canada Funds Lending Library Pilot Project to Improve Workplace Accommodations for Short-term Public Service Employees with Disabilities

From: Shared Services Canada News release Ottawa, Ontario—January 22, 2021—The Government of Canada’s vision is to be the most accessible and inclusive public service in the world by creating a barrier-free workplace where everyone can participate fully. It continues to strive to build a diverse workforce reflective of the Canadian population it serves. Today the Honourable Joyce Murray, Minister of Digital Government announced up to $4 million of funding for the

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