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Province celebrates British Columbians with disabilities

Victoria Thursday, May 28, 2020 7:30 AM British Columbia kicks off its third annual AccessAbility Week with $500,000 in grants to not-for-profit organizations for local accessibility projects. The grants, which range from $10,000 to $40,000 depending on a project’s size and scope, will be distributed by Disability Alliance BC (DABC). “AccessAbility Week is an opportunity for everyone to celebrate diversity and inclusion, and to highlight the importance of accessibility,” said

Proposed changes help B.C.’s most vulnerable

Victoria Monday, October 7, 2019 1:55 PM People experiencing or at risk of poverty and homelessness will soon have better and faster access to supports through proposed amendments to employment assistance legislation that was introduced on Monday, Oct. 7, 2019. “Poverty reduction and homelessness prevention are about more than large, sweeping changes — they also require a close look at existing laws, policies and programs to ensure that they are

Parksville Music and Motion

Parksville Music and Motion When: May 28th, 2019 1:00PM – 2:30PM Where: Inclusion Parksville office, 249 Hirst Avenue, Parksville Hosted by: Inclusion Parksville    

Fear and Loathing

Acting scary and being scary are very different things. I noted this the other day when Joe and I went out for lunch. We’d finished our meal and decided to stroll around the mall window shopping, otherwise being described as ‘between paydays’. I noticed a young woman of maybe about 14 sitting on a bench, rocking, flapping her arms, and making what I would describe as happy sounds. She seemed

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