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Selfadvocatenet.com Christmas Page 2023

This page is all about Christmas  it’s the time of year we enjoy with our families,friends and our colleagues.  Now can get together to see one another in person. This page has a Selfadvocatenet.com Christmas Message 2023 as well. Also is some music videos and puzzles trivia about Christmas here on this page enjoy. Countdown to Christmas 2023 clock click below Countdown to Christmas 2023 clock  Selfadvocatenet.com Christmas Message

Fall Federal Economic update 2023

Government of Canada 2023 Fall Economic Statement Disability Inclusion Analysis This was posted on National Educational Association of Disabled Students ( Neads) website   Despite the continued roll-out of enforcement measures under the Accessible Canada Act, the enactment of accessibility standards through Accessibility Standards Canada, the continuation of the Disability Inclusion Action Plan, and the landmark passing of legislation allowing for further development of the Canadian Disability Benefit, disability is

International Day of Persons with Disabilities Dec 3rd,2023

Selfadvocatenet.com is in Support of International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2023 Selfadvocatenet highlight why this day is important for pwd  recognized disabilities contributions their voices heard and day that every pwd can be onered respected and we need stand up to ablelism society when necessary every level we need have ability to live inclusive and cared for this day we stand up for our right freedoms inclusion in our

Special Olympics BC November Newsletter 2023

November 2023 Sport & Programs Spotlight Congratulations to SOBC winners and finalists for the 2023 Special Olympics Canada Awards We are so proud of SOBC – Smithers coach Gale Jones, deserving winner of Special Olympics Canada’s 2023 Coach of the Year award! Jones was celebrated along with fellow award winners during the 2023 Special Olympics Canada National Awards Night on November 2. We also send a big shoutout to other SOBC winners

Canadians invited to help design the new Canada Disability Benefit

News release November 15, 2023              Gatineau, Quebec              Employment and Social Development Canada  Today, the Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Persons with Disabilities, Kamal Khera, announced the launch of the Canada Disability Benefit Regulations Online Engagement Tool. This accessible platform will collect insight and feedback from Canadians to help inform the design of the regulations for the new benefit. In


Recap of what took place on October 27th, to October 29th, 2023 at Camp Luther Retreat Center   30 Self Advocates did attend around province of BC   Facilitation throughout the event was provided by Gregg Schiller, Arlene Schouten Self Advocates thanks them for putting this event on    Friday, October 27, 2023  5:00 p.m.     Everyone arrived at Camp Luther                      WELCOMED & INTRODUCTIONS   Gregg Schiller and

November 2023 edition of CLBC’s Update for Individuals and Families

November 2023 Welcome to the November 2023 edition of CLBC’s Update for Individuals and Families. As a reminder, you can find all Updates (including past editions) posted on our website here. You can also check out CLBC’s Facebook page here and Twitter page here. If you know of anyone who would like to receive future Updates, please share the link to our sign up page with them. If you have a specific question, or feedback about this

Tracy Latimer: Now 30 Years Later

Tracy Latimer was killed 30 years ago today. Tracy was a vulnerable 12 year old girl who was killed by her father. In an act of discriminatory violence Robert Latimer sought to unburden Tracy of life with a disability. Canadians with disabilities were disturbed not only by Tracy’s murder and copycat crimes that followed it, but also by the public’s understanding and support of Robert Latimer’s actions. In 2018, on

CLBC conducting a Series of Conversations on Community Living BC Services

Community Living BC (CLBC) is beginning a series of discussions about community inclusion supports and services with individuals, families, service providers and key community partners. The purpose of these discussions is to identify best practices for community inclusion supports as well as recommendations for services and programs for people with diverse abilities in BC. Fred Ford, CLBC’s Vancouver Island Regional Director, is currently reaching out to self-advocates, families, community members

CLBC WOW Awards 2023

WOW Awards 2023 Community Living BC (CLBC) is pleased to announce the four employers selected this year to receive a Widening our World (WOW) Award for their inclusive hiring practices and workplaces. This year’s WOW evaluation committee included self advocates, family members and CLBC staff. Due to the number of fantastic nominations, the selection committee had to make some difficult decisions in selecting the following employers to receive an award

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