Monthly Archives: October 2010

New Guide Animal Act Proposed

In July 2010, a working group formed by BCCPD submitted a draft Guide and Assistance Dog Act (GADA) to the Honourable Michael de Jong, BC’s then-Attorney General, requesting a meeting. Our working group continues to work hard on this initiative … Continue reading

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Public Form on BC’s Community Living Sector

Public Forum on BC’s Community Living Sector Public forum on provincial budget cuts & service redesign in BC’s community living sector. Panel presentations and small group dialogue for families, self-advocates, support workers, and concerned citizens. Date/Time: Monday, October 25, 2010, … Continue reading

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Strong Support for Community Social Services

Poll Shows Strong Support for Community Social Services A new poll confirming British Columbians’ support for restoring funding to community social services is welcome news to a sector that has endured significant cuts and reductions during the economic downturn. Sixty-five … Continue reading

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