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Understand our Cities

August 10 2022 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm PDT Recurring Event (See all) SESSION INFO: « Back to all events Hey, I’m Steph! I used to think that city policies and infrastructure were kind of boring! Who wants to talk about transit? Why should I care about policies? But then I realized I interact with it almost EVERY DAY! Maybe if I knew more I could be involved in

Travel Around the World Through Music!

August 10 2022 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm PDT Recurring Event (See all) SESSION INFO: « Back to all events Through the power of music travel to distant places like 70’s Britain, 80’s Japan, 90’s Korea! Did you know the popular sounds of K-pop today come all the way from late 90’s Korea? Or the British Invasion that seemed to rock the world, never touched South Korea? In this

ESATTA’s People Planning Together workshops Coming August 8,15,22 and 29

A great opportunity for self-advocates: ESATTA’s People Planning Together workshops are a great way to plan the future YOU want They’re facilitated by the best possible teachers on the subject: people with developmental disabilities ESATTA’s People Planning Together workshops Coming August 8,15,22 and 29  From 10am to 12pm  

Government of Canada announces improved financial supports for students with disabilities

News Release   August 2, 2022, Ottawa, Ontario            Employment and Social Development Canada A post-secondary education, such as a trade school, college, polytechnic or university, is essential to the future career and long-term success to which students, including students with disabilities, aspire. That is why the Government of Canada continues to improve supports under the Canada Student Financial Assistance Program (CSFA Program) for students with disabilities. Today, the Minister

WOW Awards 2022

Nominations are now open for CLBC’s 2022 WOW (Widening our World) Awards! Inclusion takes many forms.  An inclusive community is welcoming and respectful of all people. It is accessible, safe, culturally sensitive, and provides an opportunity for social connection and belonging. Since 2009, CLBC has presented Widening Our World (WOW) Awards to recognize British Columbians who are inclusion champions.  Recipients from across B.C. have been honoured and celebrated for their

How Toastmasters Has Helped Me

Written by: Jeevan Basra   My name is Jeevan Basra. I am a proud member of the Self Advocates of Semiahmoo. About two years ago, I signed up to join Speaktacular, a Toastmasters program, offered by UNITI. When I first started the program, I was shy and nervous to speak in front of people. In the past, when I had to speak in front of classmates, I would get stressed

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter August ,2022 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   August Edition of KSA Newsletter 2022 contains in Welcome to August and summer fun! In this month’s newsletter, we are sharing some great local events that you can enjoy, whether you are having a staycation or just adding some fun to your August routine. Make sure to check out the information about Rib Fest

Save the Date! Inclusion Canada and People First of Canada will be hosting the 13th Annual Federal Policy Forum on Inclusion

Save the Date! Inclusion Canada and People First of Canada will be hosting the 13th Annual Federal Policy Forum on Inclusion on Monday, November 28 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa! This year’s policy forum will focus on the 4 pillars of the Disability Inclusion Action Plan – details to follow soon! Image Description: Text-based image promoting the Save the Date for the 13th Annual Federal Policy Forum on Inclusion.

Canada and B.C. create 30 new affordable rental homes in Sparwood

Sparwood Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 10:20 AM   From the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation: https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/media-newsroom/news-releases/2022/canada-supports-affordable-housing-sparwood Everyone deserves a safe and affordable home. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Katrine Conroy, MLA for Kootenay West and Minister Responsible for Columbia Basin Trust, Katey Taylor, Executive Director, Elk Valley Family Society and Johnny Strilaeff,

Shrimp and Soba Noodle Salad

Selfadvocatenet.com Recipe for the Month of August 2022 I fell in love with the Panera Bread® Shrimp and Soba Salad, decided to recreate it myself, and fell in love with my recipe. This is now one of my favorites! By Chantal Rogers Prep: 20 mins cook: 5 mins total: 25 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 8 cups     Ingredients Orange Miso Dressing: ¼ cup miso paste ¼ cup canola oil

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