Welcome to   Click to listen highlighted text! Welcome to

Our Stories

Good Will

I am not a biblical scholar and would never pretend to know the Bible beyond a few verses that I particularly like and, of course, beyond my meager understanding of the message. But I am going to dare to quote something here, and change a word to fit our times. “Peace on earth to those of good will.” Now, this is translated in differing ways but this is the translation

BC People First January Newsletter,2021

January 6, 2021 In this newsletter: Self-Advocate Leadership of the Year Award Nominations Now Open until February 8th Save the Date: February 25th & 26th, 2021 – BCPF Online Conference – Rights & Wellness Advocacy Committee on Accessibility: Video, Petition & Letter Member Prize Draw Winners BCPF Recommends! President’s Message: Hello BCPF Members and Friends. Happy new year to you all! Sending you warm wishes as we start 2021, it

Old Fashioned Butter Cookies with Butter Frosting

Selfadvocatenet.com Christmas Special Edition Recipe These are cookies my mother has been making since I was a little girl. They are melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Prep: 30 mins cook: 5 mins additional: 2 hrs 30 mins total: 3 hrs 5 mins Servings: 72 Yield: 6 dozen cookies   Ingredients Ingredient Checklist 1 cup butter, softened ¾ cup white sugar 1 egg 2 tablespoons whole milk 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract 3 cups all-purpose

Chocolate Yule Log

Selfadvocatenet.com Christmas Special Edition for Month of Dec If you haven’t tried this classic holiday dessert because you thought it required advanced baking and pastry skill, then get ready to buche up this Noel, since the techniques required are actually quite simple. This classic holiday dessert is a showstopper, but it’s often better looking than it is tasting, which is not the case here, thanks to a simple-to-make, rich chocolate

Mediterranean Couscous Cabbage Rolls

Selfadvocatenet.com Recipe for Month of Dec We love the subtle flavor of cinnamon with fresh mint in these vegetarian cabbage rolls stuffed with couscous, olives and feta cheese. Don’t worry if your cabbage leaves tear a little when you pull them off the head; they will wrap up just fine. As a precaution you can cook a couple extra leaves and roll two partly overlapping if needed. Serve with roasted

Selfadvocatenet.com Christmas Page 2020

Selfadvocatenet.com Christmas Page 2020 This page all about Christmas  it’s the time of year we enjoy with our families our friends and our colleges. This year no exception this year is bit  of challenge cause COVID-19 Pandemic you can’t get together see one another in person this page is about Christmas and selfadvocatenet.com Christmas message so be videos music and puzzles trivia about Christmas here on this page enjoy Countdown

Minister’s statement on representative’s report

Thursday, December 3, 2020 10:30 AM Mitzi Dean, Minister of Children and Family Development, has issued the following statement in response to the Dec. 3, 2020, report from the representative for children and youth: “I would like to thank the representative for children and youth for this report, and I am especially grateful to the families who shared their personal experiences. Children and youth with special needs (CYSN) and their

CLBC Update December 2nd,2020

December 2nd,2020 Key to Home: New resources to help you increase inclusive housing in your community A new video and web site called Key to Home has been launched to help individuals with developmental disabilities, their families and service providers build awareness in their local communities for more inclusive housing. The web site can be found here.The web site provides research information on the need for inclusive housing in B.C.

Hundreds of new affordable rental homes coming to B.C.

Victoria Wednesday, December 2, 2020 11:50 AM More than 600 new affordable rental homes are on the way for people with low- to-moderate incomes through the Building BC: Community Housing Fund. “These projects will mean new, affordable homes for a wide range of people – from seniors on fixed incomes to growing families and people with disabilities,” said David Eby, Attorney General and Minister Responsible for Housing. “There’s a lot

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter November 2020 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a Newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   November  Edition KSA Newsletter 2020 contains in This month’s theme This month we are celebrating Remembrance Day. It’s a day to remember the soldiers that have served our country and the many who died for our freedom, allowing us to live as full citizens. We also have lots of wonderful articles and stories in

Click to listen highlighted text!