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Self Advocate Net is looking for Content Creators

Self Advocate Net is a website made for people with diverse abilities by people with diverse abilities and their supporters world wide. We are looking for story ideas and content creators to prepare written articles or video blogs related to the following topics: Health Legal Community special events Personal Finances and Cost of Living Housing […]

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InCommon TV – Cliff’s Story

Listen to Cliff tell his story in the video below. You can also watch many more video stories online at InCommon.TV  

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Day of Persons with Diversabilities

On December 3, 2013, Victoria’s City Council officially proclaimed the day as “International Day or Persons with Diversabilities.” A celebration at City Hall was attended by more than 70 self advocates, family members, service providers, City Councillors, Victoria MLAs and community members. Presenters and speakers included Sheenagh Morrison, a local self advocate who had requested […]

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Access 2 Entertainment Card

The Access 2 Entertainment card provides free admission for support persons accompanying a person with a disability at member movie theatres and selected attractions across Canada. The person with the disability pays regular admission. This program was developed by an advisory group of nine national disability organizations, in conjunction with Cineplex Entertainment and the Motion […]

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Speaking to the Minister

During Community Living Month, self-advocate and president of the BC People First Provincial Board David Johnston gave an impassioned presentation¬†about the needs of people with disabilties¬†the North. Johnston had an audience with Minister of Social Development Don McRae, South Peace MLA Mike Bernier and Community Living BC coordinator Ahmed El Namer. David told them the […]

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Interview with Minister Don McRae

New Social Development and Social Innovation Minister Don McRae visited BC Self Advocate Net during his visit to the Fraser Valley for Community Living Month. Here is a video of an interview we did with him. For more great videos visit incommon.tv.

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Minister’s Visit to HOME Society

On September 30, 2013, Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation Don McRae visited HOME Society, and we had a chance to talk to him about Self Advocate Net and the many updates we’re making to the site. Here’s a great photo from the event and you can click here to see a full gallery. […]

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