Monthly Archives: August 2011

Part 7 Accident Benefits

BCCPD has been advocating for a long overdue change to Part 7 of the Insurance Motor Vehicle Act. Part 7 Benefits ensure that British Columbians who are injured in automobile accidents receive rehabilitation services and wage benefits to compensate them … Continue reading

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Take Part in “Personal Planning Month”

On September 1st 2011, new Personal Planning legislation was proclaimed in BC. Congratulations to everyone at Nidus for all their hard work on making this happen. Nidus has pioneered the most inclusive tools for personal planning anywhere in the world. … Continue reading

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MSD Broadens Eligibility Criteria for Foot Orthotics and Orthopedic Footwear

Good news for people who are eligible for health benefits from the Ministry of Social Development. Effective August 2, 2011, MSD has changed the health supplement regulations to provide a wider range of foot orthotics and specialized footwear (it should … Continue reading

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