B.C People First Call for Conference Presentation Proposals

BC People First is excited to announce that we will be partnering with Community Living British Columbia to hold a Conference in March of 2018 in Abbotsford, BC. This will combine the BCPF Conference (which happens every two years) with the annual CLBC South Fraser Regional Conference, and BCPF All General Meeting. The South Fraser Region includes individuals living in individuals living in: Surrey, Delta, Langley, Abbotsford, Hope, Mission and Chilliwack.

The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Information Session

Hosted by: PLAN Date: January 30th, 2018 7:00PM – 9:00PM Location: PLAN Office, #260-3665 Kingsway, Vancouver (Click for map) Registration: Free, but registration is required About the Workshop: The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a Canada-wide registered matched savings plan specific for people with disabilities. It is a unique savings program that allows savings to grow in a tax-deferred environment and provides matching federal contributions of up to 300% annually. Canada is the first country

Will, Trust and Estate Planning Workshop

Hosted by: PLAN Date: January 11th, 2018  7:00PM – 9:00PM Location: Plan Institute Office, Suite 260 – 3665 Kingsway, Vancouver (Click for map) Registration: 1 seat $65, 2 seats $90 (*Price includes accompanying worksheets and power point presentations.) About the Workshop: Becoming well-informed about wills, trusts and estate planning is necessary to secure the financial future of your loved one with a disability. In this course, estate-planning attorney Halldor Bjarnason & Ken Kramer explain how to

The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) Information Session

Hosted by: PLAN Date: January 9th, 2018 10:00AM – Noon Location: PLAN Office, #260-3665 Kingsway, Vancouver (Click for map) Registration: Free, but registration is required About the Workshop: The Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is a Canada-wide registered matched savings plan specific for people with disabilities. It is a unique savings program that allows savings to grow in a tax-deferred environment and provides matching federal contributions of up to 300%

8th International Research Conference on Adolescents and Adults with FASD

Hosted by: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education Date: April 18th – 21st, 2018 Location: The Hyatt Regency Vancouver, 655 Burrard Street, Vancouver (just beside the Burrard Skytrain Station) Registration: TBA Visit the Conference website About the Conference: Although there have been thousands of published articles on FASD, there remains to be limited research specifically on adolescents and adults with FASD. As individuals diagnosed with FASD continue to age, the “need to know” across a

The 34th International Seating Symposium

Hosted by: UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education Date: March 6 – 9, 2018 Location: The Westin Bayshore, 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver (Click for map) Registration: Now available online Visit the Symposium website About the Conference: The International Seating Symposium (ISS) is considered one of the premier meetings in the world of dedicated clinicians, researchers, manufacturers, and others who work to improve seating and mobility among people with disabilities. Vancouver’s Sunny Hill

Holiday Breakfast Buffet

Hosted by: Lifetime Networks Victoria Date: December 16th, 2017 starting at 9:30AM Location: Royal Colwood Golf Club, 629 Goldstream Avenue, Victoria (Click for map) Admission: $12 per person Click for flyer On the last Saturday before Christmas Lifetime Networks friends and family gather together at Royal Colwood Golf Club and share in a breakfast buffet, sing some festive songs and even enjoy a visit from Santa. It’s a morning you

Facilitating Vibrant Conversations A FREE 3-workshop Facilitation training series

Hosted by: North Shore Disabilities Resource Centre Date: December 4th, 5th, and 11th, 2017 Location: John Braithwaite Community Centre, Meeting Room 3, 145 West 1st Street, North Vancouver (Click for map) This 3 part training will introduce circle based approached to facilitation, and is suitable for anyone who wants to learn how to hold community conversations, or start a community group. Open to all community members, volunteer and workers who

Wanna Play The Habs?

Interested in playing with or against your favourite Montreal Canadiens players from the past? CSCL is looking for hockey players to fill out our local Chilliwack team that will be playing the Montreal Canadiens Alumni on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 7pm – Prospera Centre, Chilliwack. There is also a “Thrill of A Lifetime” opportunity for some lucky Habs fan to actually play WITH  the Montreal Canadiens Alumni team and

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