Monthly Archives: April 2012

New feature coming to BCCPD’s magazine and e-newsletter

BCCPD is introducing a new column called “Everyday Resilience” in Transition magazine and a “Resilience Tip” in each issue of Our Voice, our monthly e-newsletter. Shelley Hourston, author of both columns, describes them below. Don’t forget to sign up for our … Continue reading

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Free training: Improving Women’s Safety in Co-Ed Shelters

Time sensitive! In partnership with Shelter Net BC and BC Society of Transition Houses, the Woman Abuse Response Program at BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre will be delivering free training on Improving Women’s Safety in Co-Ed Shelters in 7 … Continue reading

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Peer Support at the BCCPD

The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) is having a peer support group for people living with a disability. What is “peer support”? An opportunity for people to exchange ideas and experiences in a confidential, respectful environment with trained … Continue reading

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A Cup Half Full

Have you ever wondered about the people who seem to be naturally successful in life? They appear confident and competent and once they set a direction or a goal, they sail along with apparent ease until they “arrive” at success. … Continue reading

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Free course on episodic disabilities for human resource professionals

Time sensitive! Register by Thursday, April 12, 2012 The Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation (CWGHR) ( has received funding to grant access to the Managing Episodic Disabilities: Accommodation Best Practices course to a maximum of 30 HR professionals … Continue reading

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Enhancing Accessibility in Post-Secondary Education Institutions: A Guide for Disability Service Providers

Ottawa, March 29, 2012 The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is proud to announce the availability of a new, comprehensive guide on disability service provision and accommodations at colleges and universities in Canada. This Guide is now available … Continue reading

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