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Call for participants: study on legal issues and people with disabilities

April 3, 2020 by DABC DABC has received the following information: Are you a person with a physical disability living in western Canada who has had a recent problem, related to: Work? Discrimination, prejudice due to your disability, race, age, 2SLGBTQ+ identity? Healthcare services? Banking? Landlord? Immigration? Family Violence? Government Assistance? Or any other legal issues? We would like to hear from you! My name is Doris Rajan and I

World Autism Awareness Day 2020 April 2nd 2020 is in support of World Autism Awareness Day 2020 April 2nd,2020 We believe that the right support needed for those that have autism the gifts they have those are people that given a chance in society their worth their values will be honored  so  in recognizing the gift they have the struggle to communicate and trust people around them the Inequality continues to rise and marginalized groups, such as persons

BC People First 2019 Award Winners Announced!

Congratulations to the winners of our 2019 BC People First Advocacy & Leadership Awards! President’s Award ~ Jerry Laidlaw Self-Advocate Leadership of the Year Award ~ Kara Anderson We look forward to presenting the awards in person to Kara and a member of Jerry’s family as soon as we are able to. All of our events are on hold right now due to the coronavirus pandemic but we still want

Special Olympics BC COVID-19 Information March 29,2020

BC Special Olympics  Alert Covig 19 update that was on March 29th,2020 In light of the latest guidance from provincial and national public health officials, and in order to limit any possible risk to members of our community, Special Olympics BC has made the very difficult decision to pause all training programs, all competitions, and all face-to-face meetings and activities until April 30, 2020. We know this is a big

New strategic framework sets vision for a sport sector for everyone

Victoria Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:30 AM Giving people opportunities to be active and engage in sport is the foundation of Pathways to Sport, B.C.’s new strategic framework. The first public-facing document of its kind in B.C. in over a decade, Pathways to Sport sets out a clear vision for a prosperous and sustainable sport sector. It will guide government investments and identifies three key priority areas: increasing sport participation,

CLBC Message to Self Advocates March 5th,2020

March 5, 2020 Dear BC Self Advocacy Community and Supporters, The new year is off to a busy start. With spring just around the corner, here are some updates about what CLBC is working on: Minimum direct funded respite rate increase Home sharing funding increase New information being collected as part of employment services Inclusive housing plan updates Open CLBC Board meeting takes place March 12 Self advocate and family

CLBC’s E-Newsletter March 2020

CLBC’s E-Newsletter    |     March 2020 A bi-monthly update with news, stories and tips Striking a chord: Band puts talents on displayFor Erik, Ryan and Adam, members of the band 13th Floor, playing music together is chance to pursue a shared passion, develop their skills, and put on some rockin’ live shows.Click here to read about the band and learn about upcoming performances, including taking the stage at an inclusive art

Province supporting communities to plan for housing

Victoria Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:30 PM The Province is investing $1.7 million to help communities collect and analyze data on their housing needs so governments can deliver the right kind of homes for people in B.C. The data will inform housing needs reports, which will identify community housing needs, such as affordable housing, rental housing, seniors’ housing, as well as housing for people at risk of homelessness, families and

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