Monthly Archives: November 2011

More Resources Available on Emergency Preparedness

Every organization should be prepared for an emergency but are you? Through our partnership with Volunteer Canada, we have trained 20 trainers from disability organizations and volunteer centres to deliver our community training in emergency planning for people with disabilities. … Continue reading

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Survey – Library Services for People with Print Disabilities

The Services to People with Print Disabilities Working Group (SPPD) of the BC Library Association and the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) are jointly issuing a survey to people with print disabilities through their networks. The goal is to … Continue reading

Posted in accessibility, community | 1,331 Comments

Community Living B.C. strayed from “core values,” says interim report

Article by Cassidy Oliver, The Province. “An interim report released Friday by Community Living B.C. acknowledged that the beleaguered organization had lost “sight of its core values” but came up short in providing concrete solutions on how to address its … Continue reading

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November 19th is Municipal Election day in BC

Don’t forget to get out and vote tomorrow in your community. It’s your opportunity to have your opinion count on local issues. Here’s a link to information about Municipal Elections.

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A Simple Way to Help BC Ambulance Service Help You Better

In the BCCPD’s August 2011 e-newsletter we announced a joint project with the BC Ambulance Service (BCAS) – the creation of a simple one-page form that enables people with disabilities and seniors to voluntarily and confidentially provide BCAS with information … Continue reading

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Art in Her Illness Workshop

Facilitated by two women artists living with chronic illness, this two-session workshop will provide the opportunity for women living with chronic illness to come together to consider the interplay between illness and creative expression. We will explore using both writing … Continue reading

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