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5 Canada Day Safety Tips

Canada Day is Friday, July 1, and across the country there will be celebrations. Safely enjoy your day off by keeping in mind the following tips: Stay cool. Canada Day activities may keep you outside for the entire day. As such, it’s important to protect yourself from the sun and heat. Be sure to wear sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and light-colored and loose clothing. Also, stay hydrated throughout the day. Drive

New affordable homes coming soon for families, seniors in Cranbrook

Cranbrook Tuesday, June 25, 2019 10:30 AM Twenty new homes are on the way for families, seniors and people in need of affordable housing in Cranbrook, where the rental vacancy rate is near 1%.“These homes will help support the community’s health by providing families and seniors with safe, secure housing to grow and prosper,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. “Working with partners, we’re delivering affordable housing

Federal Election 2019 is preparing a page all about Canadian Federal Election this year date is Oct 21st,2019 this page intent is to give information related to election those that has disability and want to vote give you who parties stand for issues that related to those have disability check back for info coming month. Meantime check out page that election Canada got on this Years election coming in fall.   Here

Canada’s first federal accessibility legislation receives Royal Assent

News release June 21, 2019              Ottawa, Ontario              Employment and Social Development Canada Every Canadian deserves the opportunity to participate fully in their community and workplace, and to have an equal chance at success. The Government of Canada developed the Accessible Canada Act to remove the barriers to inclusion persons with disabilities continue to face in society every day. Today, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and

Happy Canada Day Mesenge to our Sponsors and  to our Supporters and to our self advocates  on Canada Day This page is intended for to highlight about what is Canada Day meaning of celebrating the day. self advocates to celebrate the day how Canada is excepting to all disabilities and all cultures.       Premier’s statement in honour of Canada Day Victoria Monday, July 1, 2019 8:00 AM Premier John Horgan

Affordable rental renovation project helping renters, creating jobs

Courtenay Wednesday, June 19, 2019 8:45 AM Renovations planned for a social housing complex in the community will offer safer, more comfortable housing for more than 100 people, as well as job opportunities for people who face employment barriers due to poverty or disability. “People living in social housing deserve safe, secure and energy efficient homes,” said Ronna-Rae Leonard, MLA for Courtenay-Comox. “These upgrades mean people will have a better

Policy changes help break the cycle of poverty

Victoria Monday, June 17, 2019 11:15 AM It might included people with disabilities to in this Policy changes implemented to help break the cycle of poverty and build a better B.C. for vulnerable citizens will take effect July 1, 2019.Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction clients will benefit from policy changes designed to further the goals of TogetherBC, the Province’s first poverty reduction strategy. TogetherBC is a cross-ministry plan

CLBC Messenge to Self Advocates June update

June 14, 2019 Dear Members and Allies of the B.C. Self Advocacy Community, We are pleased to share these important CLBC updates: Board appoints Ross Chilton as CEO CLBC Editorial Board is looking for stories about “the many paths  to independence” Minister releases report on Re-Imagining Community Inclusion CLBC updates its Strategic Plan Auditor General of B.C. plans performance audit Nominate someone for a provincial WOW inclusion award CLBC’s next

Canada reaffirms its commitment to people with disabilities at the 12th session of the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

News release June 13, 2019    Gatineau, Quebec     Employment and Social Development Canada From June 11 to 13, 2019, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility, represented Canada at the 12th session of the Conference of States Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. In her address to State Parties to the Convention, Minister Qualtrough outlined how the Government of

CLBC’s E-Newsletter June 2019

A bi-monthly update with news, stories and tips Mapping a new path to inclusion and belonging “Coming together like this, to share resources and ideas, broadens horizons and connects people outside of paid services,” says Nicole Baker (pictured second from left), co-chair of the CLBC South Island Community Council, about the value of bringing families and self advocates together through local community mapping workshops. Click here to read the full story and learn how

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