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DABC 2017 Election Questions

The BC General Election will be on May 9th, 2017. DABC has sent the following letter/questions to the three main provincial parties: April 2017 Dear Party Leader, Disability Alliance BC (DABC) is a non-profit provincial organization; our mission is to … Continue reading

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May 2017 BC Provincial Election: Telephone Voting

Elections BC has provided the following information on telephone voting: A Provincial General Election is scheduled for Tuesday, May 9, 2017. A telephone voting option is available for voters with vision loss or who have a disability that restricts their … Continue reading

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Guaranteed Annual Income Forum

DABC is one of the community organizations, along with Vancity, who are hosting this important forum on the Guaranteed Annual Income.

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Silas Community Conversations

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Province to provide $24 million for supports benefiting families living on low incomes

The excerpt below has been taken from a press release┬áposted on the BC Provincial government’s website. Read the full press release here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2017SDSI0036-000781 “The Province is investing $24 million to increase access for low-income families to fresh food, dental and … Continue reading

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DABC Community Update: Disability Assistance Rate Increase and New Child Benefit Exemptions

March 2017 Community Update Disability Assistance Rate Increase and New Child Benefit Exemptions The monthly disability assistance rate for people receiving Persons with Disabilities (PWD) benefits from the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) will increase by $50 … Continue reading

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