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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  The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw. November 2017 Edition  KSA  Newsletter 2017 contains in This month’s theme The Province is re-establishing the British Columbia Human Rights Commission. To do this thoughtfully, feedback is being gathered to help guide decisions on the role, functions and priorities of the new commission. There is much to think about, and sharing your thoughts is

BIG HOUSE Art Exhibit

Date: October 1st to December 3rd, 2017 Location: Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster (across the street from the New West Skytrain station) BIG HOUSE Art Exhibit In late 1996, when the last residents of Woodlands were preparing their move to community, the BC Self Advocacy Foundation initiated a project to record memories and feelings of people who had lived in large institutions. In 1998 survivors worked with artist

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