Monthly Archives: May 2013

Ovarian Cancer Canada seeks an Awareness Coordinator

Ovarian Cancer Canada (BC/Yukon Region) is accepting applications for an Awareness Coordinator (one year contract). Based in Vancouver, the Awareness Coordinator will be responsible for identifying, coordinating and delivering awareness and knowledge activities in BC and Yukon. This position will … Continue reading

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Amended regulations for wheelchair accessible elevators

The CSA B355-09 code (lifts for persons with physical disabilities) has been adopted into the Elevating Devices Safety Regulation, effective July 2, 2013. The changes include the following: · Contractors must keep a logbook for all applicable elevating devices · … Continue reading

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Job posting: BCCPD Development Officer

The Mission of the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) is to support people with all disabilities to live with dignity, independence, and as equal and full participants in society. We champion issues impacting the lives of people with … Continue reading

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BC Liberal Party Responses to BCCPD Questions

These questions were sent to the four main parties running in the BC provincial election. See the Green Party responses here. 1. Increasing BC Persons with Disabilities Benefit Today’s BC Liberals recognize the unique struggles facing persons with disabilities in … Continue reading

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BCCPD Community Update

CHANGES TO THE CANADA PENSION PLAN DISABILITY APPEAL PROCESS On April 1st 2013, significant changes were enacted to the Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPP-D) appeals process: the Review Tribunal and Pension Appeals Board were replaced by the Social Security Tribunal … Continue reading

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