Monthly Archives: October 2011

Changes to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Appeal Process

Dear Community Partner, We are writing to you to let you know about changes that the Office of the Commissioner of Review Tribunals (OCRT) has made to the CPP appeal process. Below is a copy of the notice that the … Continue reading

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Join Our Peer Support Group

In July 2011, BCCPD launched a new peer support group for people living with a disability. This first group was such a success, a new group is starting November 2/11. And, at participants’ request, this group is extended to 6 … Continue reading

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Money Skills at BCCPD: 4 week Program returns

Join us for a free 4-week program Poverty is not only about money, it is also about not having access to the skills, resources, information, and choices necessary to get and maintain self-sufficiency. If you are living on a low … Continue reading

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Representation Agreement named as one of the best policies in the world

A Scientific Advisory Board to the World Future Council http://www.worldfuturecouncil.org/ , consisting of eleven leading European experts from the disability rights movement, academia, human rights institutions and foundations has chosen the Representation Agreement as the best policy in the world … Continue reading

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Report on Employment and People with Invisible Disabilities

In 2011, BCCPD had an opportunity to work with two Douglas College students to assess accommodations in BC for-profit organizations for employees and potential employees with invisible disabilities. Their final report entitled Investigating Workplace Accommodation for People with Invisible Disabilities … Continue reading

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BCCPD at Ministerial Roundtable

BCCPD was very pleased to have the opportunity to speak at the recent Ministerial Roundtable on Labour Market Participation of People with Disabilities hosted by the Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State for Seniors. Paul Gauthier represented BCCPD at the … Continue reading

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