Monthly Archives: March 2010

New HEAL Guides Available

We’re proud to announce five new publications from our Health Education, Advocacy and Leadership (HEAL) program. The HEAL framework is a new cross-disability, self-advocacy approach developed by BCCPD. Our HEAL Guides are intended to “help, educate and inspire” readers to … Continue reading

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Cuts to Medical Coverage and Minimum Shelter Allowance

Dear Community Partners, Following the March 2nd budget, the Ministry of Housing and Social Development announced it will be making a number of cuts to the health and medical services available to people receiving provincial disability benefits and income assistance. … Continue reading

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Disability Community Stunned by Cuts

Disability Community Stunned by Provincial Cuts to Crucial Medical Goods and Services MEDIA RELEASE                                                            VANCOUVER – People with disabilities who are already struggling to manage on provincial disability benefits have been told by the Province it will no longer pay … Continue reading

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