safety-tips JP Maher is a local Fraser Valley self advocate who is focused on his own safety and the well being of others. He will be posting a variety of safety tips for self advocates and others. Feel free to leave some suggestions for JP by emailing him at  jpmaher2010@hotmail.com . JP will consider your questions or comments as soon as possible. Note that not all suggestions make it into JP’s Safety Tips do to being the same concerns repeated

 

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Emergency Preparedness Week

May 5-11, 2019 This is good info for self advocates in case of emergency. Every year emergency preparedness week happens  in May. It’s remind you to be prepared for emergency. From Public Safety Canada Emergency Preparedness Week is an opportunity to encourage Canadians to take concrete actions to be better prepared to protect themselves and their families during emergencies. This year’s theme is “Be Emergency Ready”. While governments at all

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Raising cyber-aware adults

Victoria Monday, April 29, 2019 1:45 PM Self Advocates with disabilities this good online safety news about passwords safety   Grade 8 students at Central Middle school learned about online safety, password protection and in-demand cyber security jobs during a visit from Jinny Sims, Minister of Citizens’ Services, in advance of World Password Day. “Raising cyber-aware adults begins with conversations today,” said Sims. “As the minister responsible for government information security,

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Staying safe outdoors on Family Day weekend

Victoria Friday, February 15, 2019 12:30 PM This is for those Self Advocates that on Family Day that venture out into the back country safety tips that need to know if get into some sort trouble outdoors on Family Day long weekend No one expects to have to make a call for help when out on a B.C. back country adventure but, unfortunately, it happens all the time. Over the

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Ring in 2019 with a commitment to emergency preparedness

Victoria Tuesday, January 1, 2019 9:00 AM With the start of a new year, make a resolution to be better prepared for potential emergencies. Emergency Management BC (EMBC) urges British Columbians to make a commitment to better prepare themselves and their families for possible emergencies. Start by building an emergency kit and developing a household plan that individuals and families can practise throughout the year. A home emergency kit does

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