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Accessibility Standards Canada launches its first public consultation on priorities for engagement, accessibility standards and research

News release  September 3, 2020     Ottawa, Ontario     Accessibility Standards Canada   The principle of “Nothing without us” is at the core of Accessibility Standards Canada’s mandate. Today, Accessibility Standards Canada is launching its first public consultation. It focuses on priorities for engagement, accessibility standards and research from 2020 to 2022. Objective The feedback obtained from this consultation will enable Accessibility Standards Canada to determine: 1.    How to engage with Canadians

New affordable rental homes coming to Powell River

Powell River Tuesday, September 1, 2020 9:00 AM   Construction is underway on over 40 new affordable rental homes for families, seniors and people with disabilities in Powell River. The project is through a partnership between the Province and the Powell River Inclusive Housing Society (PRIHS). “We know that there’s a real need for more affordable housing and people are struggling to stay in the communities they call home,” said

Chicken Tikka Masala

Selfadvocatenet.com recipe for month of September       This low-carb chicken tikka masala recipe contains succulent pieces of chicken in a rich, creamy sauce. The sauce is colored to a rich red color with a touch of tomato paste and lots of spices. While we have skipped the traditional marinating step and we do not roast the chicken in a Tandoori oven, the final product still tastes like the

The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter September ,2020 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   September Edition of KSA Newsletter 2020 contains in It is back to school and summer is coming to an end, but, don’t worry, we’ve got lots to keep you entertained in this month’s newsletter. Join us as we celebrate our 7th anniversary and some great awareness days. September 7th is Labor Day. Labor Day

BC People First The Connector Newsletter August 27,2020

August 27, 2020 In this newsletter: President’s Message Video: BC People First Matters We’re In This Together Tuesdays Youth Leadership Committee Monthly Prize Draw: #FoodForThoughtFridays Self-Advocacy Skills 101 – Tip #3 Blogpost: Representation in Media BCPF Recommends!     President’s Message Hello BC People First Members, Volunteers, Community Partners, and Supporters! We have learned a lot over these last few months, haven’t we? Some things have been challenging but we have also found

My Story about Volunteering at Shaw TV

Written by: Rob Janzen I’ve been volunteering on “The Show” at Shaw TV, Nanaimo for 8 years. The people are friendly and are nice to me. I’m the first one to arrive so I set up the studio. I bring a treat for the crew to share. People enjoy the treats and appreciate me for bringing them and this makes me happy. Some of the jobs I do are set-up

Beating The COVID Blues

  Written By: Harlei Kelliher At the beginning of Covid I had to stay home and not go to the Painted Chair. It made me feel like I couldn’t work. And a lot of people got laid off work. I don’t like it when I get laid off because I don’t get paid when I don’t work. I missed my family, like my sister and my brothers. I got worried

My Story

Written by: Robert Soumang I have a diversibility which made high school feel really hard. I was lucky because the Ladies Auxillary donated a laptop to me, which was a huge help. I was able to use my laptop to type stuff because my writing was hard for people to read. When I was diagnosed with my diversibility my doctor did not want me to go back to school because

Sarah’s Covid Adventure

Written by: Sarah Burke Hi everyone. My name is Sarah Burke and I am 22 years old and I have a dog named Coco, a twin brother named Connor (he is a Peace Officer) and I live with my Mom and Dad. This is my Covid Adventure… At the beginning of the pandemic I had to stay home a lot. When I was home, I played Minecraft, Roblox and Sims

Special Olympics BC Aug 18th,2020 Newsletter

Web Version  |  Update preferences  |  Unsubscribe Like Tweet Forward TABLE OF CONTENTS • Latest Newsletter • Next steps in Special Olympics BC’s safe, staged Return to Sport • Sobeys supports Special Olympics athletes with $1M donation and nutrition education • Congratulations to our inspiring provincial award winners • New Car Dealers Foundation / Special Olympics BC Auction set for September start • Virtual Fit Families & Friends complete Region 5 milestone

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