What Joe Said

Today just a silly post. Joe and I were talking, recently, about the ways in which people refer to disability. We are both plainspoken, and we both prefer the word disability to any of the bafflegab that people come up with. Diversability and Special Needs are words that shame uses to cover up what they consider monstrous. Yeah, we are opinionated about this. Yeah, we get that a lot of

Affordable rental homes on the way for people in Keremeos

Keremeos Tuesday, September 15, 2020 8:30 AM   Construction is starting on 43 affordable rental homes in Keremeos for families, seniors and people with disabilities, through a partnership between the Province and the Lower Similkameen Community Services Society (LSCSS). “The previous government chose to ignore the housing crisis and they left people behind,” said Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. “Everyone deserves a safe, secure and affordable home,

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    

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