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Sans Winter Newsletter 2021

The Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletter June 2024

Krystian Shaw Publisher and Owner Welcome to the June newsletter! June is a month full of excitement and sunshine. It’s the month of light and growth, with the summer solstice bringing us the longest day of the year. Kids are counting down the days until summer holidays begin, and families are starting to plan fun trips, like going to Disney or camping in the great outdoors. It’s a wonderful time

Mexican Chicken Casserole

Selfadvocatenet.com recipe for month of March 2024 Mexican Chicken Casserole is one of our favorite dinners, with layers of tortilla chips, creamy chicken, salsa, beans, and cheese! Prep Time10 minutes mins Cook Time30 minutes mins Total Time40 minutes mins Course: Appetizer, Main Course Cuisine: American, Mexican Servings: 2 servings Calories: 567kcal Author: Kristin Maxwell Ingredients 1 cooked chicken breasts, diced or shredded about 2 cups 0.33 cup salsa your favorite

CLBC Update for Individuals & Families – March 12, 2024 Edition

March 12th,2024 Welcome to the March 2024 Edition of CLBC’s Update for Individuals and Families. As a reminder, you can find all Updates (including past editions) posted on our website here. You can also check out CLBC’s Facebook page here and X.com page here. If you know of anyone who would like to receive future Updates, please share the link to our sign up page with them. If you have a

Minimum wage increases to $17.40 an hour on June 1

Victoria Monday, February 26, 2024 1:55 PM B.C.’s lowest-paid workers will get a pay raise when the general minimum wage increases from $16.75 to $17.40 per hour on June 1, 2024.This represents a 3.9% increase, consistent with B.C.’s average rate of inflation in 2023.The alternate minimum rates, for residential caretakers, live-in home-support workers and camp leaders, will receive the same 3.9% increase on June 1. On Dec. 31, 2024, the

ORGANIZATIONS CALL FOR SWIFT PASSAGE OF BILL C-62 WITH ONE KEY AMENDMENT: FULL REPEAL OF THE “SUNSET CLAUSE”

  For Immediate ReleaseFriday, February 23, 2024 OTTAWA, ON – At a press conference at the National Press Gallery, Inclusion Canada, joined by representatives from ARCH Disability Law Centre, DAWN Canada, and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities, called for an indefinite delay to the legalization of medical assistance in dying (MAiD) for those with a mental illness as their sole medical condition; the groups seek an amendment to Bill C-62

Inclusion BC Interpretation of the Provincial Budget Alert 2024

          Our interpretation of the Throne Speech on February 20th and Budget 2024: Taking Action For You is that the government’s aim is to bolster support for the working middle class while maintaining the supports for everyone else in the province. Children and Youth with Support Needs, Person with Disabilities Benefits, and Community Living BC all received a population growth increase to maintain current levels of support with a hint of improvement

What is making housing options so horrible for people with disabilities in BC ?

Written by Bryce Schaufelberger, Project Lead at www.selfadvocatenet.com January 15, 2024 The housing market of BC is on my mind because I am feeling back to square one on finding a good place to live and no idea where to go. It feels like our system of support is unable to help find a suitable place to live. Options only really lead to not being independent, not finding the right

CLBC conducting a Series of Conversations on Community Living BC Services

Community Living BC (CLBC) is beginning a series of discussions about community inclusion supports and services with individuals, families, service providers and key community partners. The purpose of these discussions is to identify best practices for community inclusion supports as well as recommendations for services and programs for people with diverse abilities in BC. Fred Ford, CLBC’s Vancouver Island Regional Director, is currently reaching out to self-advocates, families, community members

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