Monthly Archives: May 2012

New All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus forms

A new federal All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus is being formed and will hold its first event on Parliament Hill on June 12th. Congratulations to Canada Without Poverty for its work to catalyze the formation of this bi-partisan caucus. The All-Party Anti-Poverty … Continue reading

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Pacific DAWN – Annual General Meeting

Pacific DAWN (DisAbled Women’s Network) covering British Columbia and the Yukon  Invites you to join their Annual General Meeting Sunday June 24, 2012 11am to 3pm  Blusson Spinal Cord Centre 818 W. 10th Avenue, (at Willow St.) Vancouver, B.C. and … Continue reading

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Swan Song Productions presents: Tea and Oranges

‘swan song productions’ presents Tea and Oranges, a benefit concert with San Francisco’s Conspiracy of Beards – 30 men singing the songs of Leonard Cohen Tickets $25: available at www.teaandoranges.eventbrite.ca or at the door 8 pm (doors open at 7 … Continue reading

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Council of Senior Citizens’ Organizations of BC (COSCO) and The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 16, 2012 Groups oppose TransLink’s Plan To Eliminate TaxiSaver Program for HandyDART Users Vancouver: TransLink’s Board has voted to eliminate the Taxi Saver Program which provides people who are registered HandyDART users a 50% subsidy for … Continue reading

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New Help Sheet Available: Help Sheet 4 – The Monthly Nutritional Supplement (MNS)

We have produced a new Help Sheet thanks to the support of the Legal Services Society. Our new Help Sheet is on the Monthly Nutritional Supplement (MNS). To apply for the MNS, applicants must have the Persons with Disabilities designation … Continue reading

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Summer Student Job at the BCCPD

The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) is seeking a student to join our team and provide administrative support for our office in Vancouver during the summer. Our mission: For over 30 years, the BCCPD has been a provincial, cross-disability voice in British … Continue reading

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