Monthly Archives: October 2014

Mapping jobs for people with developmental disabilities

          Mapping jobs for people with developmental disabilities Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation  NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release 2014 SDSI 0071-001592 October 28 ,2014 VANCOUVER – A new online tool is being developed to help people with developmental disabilities prepare for work and break down barriers to employment, thanks […]

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You Have a Right to Choose What Support Works Best For You!

Michael McLellan

by Michael McLellan   As a person with a diversability and receiving services, I have the right choose how those supports will work best for me. We all have the right to choose which service provider we would like to work with. We also have the right to have a say in who is the […]

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My Life in the Supported Apartment Living Program in Victoria

Sheenagh Morrison

by Sheenagh Morrison   Hi I’m Sheenagh I’m going to tell you about a wonderful program. It’s called supported apartment living, or SAL for short, and it’s through Community Living Victoria. The program is located here in Victoria. There’s ten clients on site and four off-site. The staff have an apartment in the apartment building […]

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Thoughts and Prayers on the shooting in Ottawa at Parliament Hill today

On behalf of selfadvocate.ca  prayers go out to all Canadians & specifically with the people on parliament hill today. #inclusion that a solder there died in line of duty of gunshots details as  they come in below is some links that are currently in headlines about the news of  day breaking news     Nathan […]

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The Citizen – Fall 2014 Edition

In this special edition of The Citizen, you can read about CLBC’s Quality Service Commitment, released earlier this year, and also find stories that highlight examples of CLBC innovations. Please read below for a special note on this edition. including a link to the Fall 2014 Edition of The Citizen and an important feedback survey     […]

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Community Connections Self Advocacy Group – What We Do & How We Started

Community Connections

We are the Community Connections Self Advocacy Group. We hold meetings on the first Monday of every month. We have 12 members. Our group is like a family. Everyone is an individual with different abilities and contributions to make. Friendship is important. We learn from our mistakes. We are role models for others. We learn […]

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Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletter –October 2014

The Kamloops Self-Advocate is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   The October 2014 Edition of The Kamloops Self-Advocate Newsletter is all about Community Living Month and employment stories.   Click here to read the newsletter: KSA Newsletter October 2014   If you would like to contact the newsletter, you can […]

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CFJC Midday Oct 16 Kamloops Self Advocate

Krystian Shaw was interviewed by CFJC Midday show  in Kamloops B.C. talking about his kamloops self advocate newsletter and you  can go to his website click hear link CFJC Midday Oct 16 Kamloops Self Advocate

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Nominate an Employer with that WOW! Factor

Each year, CLBC’s WOW! Awards recognize the contributions and innovations of people who are working to build communities that are accepting of all abilities. This year CLBC is asking all British Columbians to nominate employers who are helping to build workplaces where the adults CLBC serves feel welcome, valued and respected. Nominees should be an […]

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What Being a Self Advocate Means to Me

by Earl Gregson   My name is Earl Gregson. I am from Victoria, BC. I was raised in Vancouver, BC. I have 2 brothers and 2 sisters. I work at the University of Victoria radio station, CFUV 101.9. I am a weather announcer and I play country music. I am legally visually impaired.   I […]

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