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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

Disability Day of Mourning March 1st 2024

Selfadvocatenet.com is in support of  Disability day in morning march 1st 2024 This page will highlight importance to educate public why this happens to disabilities  that why did  caregivers and parents have wrongfully killed son or daughter that have disabilities  our society treats disabilities ablelism to when things are down when mighty dollar becomes object people with disabilities don’t deserve to die cause your income not high or use them

Statement from Chief Accessibility Officer Stephanie Cadieux on release of first report on accessibility in Canada

    Statement February 15, 2024 – Ottawa, Ontario Today, Canada’s first Chief Accessibility Officer, Stephanie Cadieux made the following statement, following the release of her first report on the outcomes being achieved under the Accessible Canada Act (ACA): “Accessibility is everyone’s business. In Canada, eight million Canadians aged 15 and over live with a disability. Worldwide, people with disabilities are the largest minority group, and the only group that anyone

Affordable, sustainable homes coming for Vancouver

Vancouver Thursday, February 15, 2024 9:10 AM Construction is underway on the seven-storey, 123-unit Vienna House project, creating affordable and sustainable homes for individuals, seniors, people living with disabilities, and families in Vancouver.   “This affordable-housing project is providing individuals and families with 123 safe and environmentally responsive homes, so people can stay in the community they know,” said Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Housing. “Our Homes for People action plan

Inclusion B.C. 2024 Everybody Belongs! Conference in Nanaimo BC May 30 to June 1,2024

Registration is open! EverybodyBelongs! 2024 is the premier event for the disability community in BC, drawing more than 600 people every year. This year’s event takes place in beautiful Nanaimo, BC, May 30 to June 1. It’s co-hosted by Nanaimo Association for Community Living Clay Tree Society and Self Advocate Leadership Network Check out the incredible selection of workshops and presentations on offer here. https://inclusionbc.org/conf-2024 See you in Nanaimo! 

Pink Shirt Day Feb 28, 2024

Selfadvocatenet.com is in support of  Pink Shirt Day  Feb 28, 2024   People with Disabilities and LGBTQ2S+ community are as most often get bullied teased and harassed and had been insulted to .  We all need to learn to respect people with disabilities and LGBTQ2S+ as in everyone else people with disabilities and LGBTQ2S+ community are human beings. They are in our society to have rights be in society  understanding

CLBC Update for Individuals & Families – February 9, 2024 Edition

February 9th,2024 Welcome to our first edition of CLBC’s Update for Individuals and Families of 2024! 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

Announcing CLBC’s Accessibility Committee Members

Posted February 7th,2024 British Columbia’s accessibility law, the Accessible British Columbia Act, was put into place in June 2021. To align with this law, CLBC was required to create an Accessibility Committee to help identify barriers for people with disabilities interacting with or working at CLBC, and to provide advice on how to remove or prevent those barriers. We are very grateful to the CLBC Provincial Advisory Committee for serving as

Book Club with Meghan — the Harry Potter Series

February 23 2024 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm PST Recurring Event (See all) SESSION INFO: « Back to all events Prepare your wands, and ready your potions: Meghan is bringing the world of Harry Potter to Curiko! Beginning with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, we will come together to experience the tale of Hermoine, Ron, and the Boy-Who-Lived. If you have a copy of the book, make sure

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