Monthly Archives: April 2018

BC Special Olympics Newsletter April, 2018

Web Version  |  Update preferences  |  Unsubscribe Like Tweet Forward TABLE OF CONTENTS • April 2018 Newsletter • 2018 SOBC award nominations for amazing athletes, coaches, and volunteers • New Car Dealers drive support for SOBC • SOBC bowlers ready to rock the lanes in P.E.I. • #ShareaDream with Staples Canada for Special Olympics • Celebrating a […]

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New homes open for vulnerable people in Vancouver

Vancouver Friday, April 27, 2018 11:15 AM People experiencing homelessness in Vancouver are moving into 78 new supportive homes, with two more temporary modular housing projects opening in the City of Vancouver that will offer residents, including people with disabilities, a safe and stable place to call home. “These new homes mean that close to […]

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CSCL’s Summer Scapes! Day Camp 2018

Looking for a great summer day camp for your kids? Look no further – registration opens May 1st for CSCL’s Summer Scapes! Day Camp 2018

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Hear and See: An Art Exhibition for Mental Health

Written by Artist Jeff Stackhouse “Hear and See” is Abbotsford’s first Community Art Showcase at The Reach Gallery and Museum. It was created to focus the spotlight on Mental Health and ways to cope with mental illness.  20% of Canadians have a mental illness but because of social stigma many suffer alone.  Some also live […]

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Requiem for my Van

Written by Cathy Grant April Column 2018 Well a long-delayed decision has been made recently. My roommate has decided to get rid of my old wheelchair van in June. A few years ago, with the help of many people I purchased a newer wheelchair van, but my roommate bought my old one for his personal […]

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When Staff Got It Right

Written by Cathy Grant March Column 2018 In many of my previous columns I’ve been pretty hard not only on the various experts that have come through my life but on some of my staff people as well. While, the experts reaped what the sowed in my opinion, I believe that I may have left […]

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The Kamloops Self Advocates Newsletter May 2018 Edition

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   May 2018 Edition  KSA  Newsletter 2018 contains in This month’s theme   Law Enforcement Training For Unbiased Policing By Krystian The BC Government was looking for ideas and feedback on how to promote unbiased policing. They wanted to get […]

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Message from CLBC CEO and Self Advocate Advisor April 2018

April 2018 Dear BC Self Advocacy Community and Supporters, On behalf of everyone here at CLBC, we hope you are all having a happy and healthy start to Spring time. We are pleased to send this message as an update on some of the projects we have been working on since our last update. In […]

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B.C. government funding 14,000 new, affordable homes for renters

The British Columbia government is providing funding to build 14,000 new rental homes throughout the province to help make housing more affordable for seniors, families, and low- and middle-income earners, Premier John Horgan announced today. “We’re building British Columbia by investing in homes for people who live and work in our communities,” said Premier Horgan. […]

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Raises coming for liquor servers and other alternate minimum wage earners

Victoria Thursday, April 19, 2018 9:15 AM Workers who earn an alternate minimum wage — including liquor servers, piece-rate farm workers, resident caretakers and live-in camp leaders — will soon see a pay raise, Minister of Labour Harry Bains announced today. “No one working for minimum wage, full-time, year-round should be living in poverty,” said […]

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