Monthly Archives: June 2013

Research Study On Supportive Healthcare Decision Making for Diverse Populations

Researchers at the University of British Columbia are interested in talking to patients and/or their family members from diverse economic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds about their views on making important and/or difficult healthcare decisions. You may be eligible to take … Continue reading

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Free Hearing Clinic at No Frills Pharmacy

What: Complimentary hearing clinic When: Friday, July 12th from 9am to 12pm Where: No Frills Pharmacy, located at 310 West Broadway in Vancouver Please note that each hearing screening will take 15 minutes. To register: Book your appointment by calling: … Continue reading

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Vangelis Nikias: Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

At our Annual General Meeting on June 22nd, 2013, Vangelis Nikias of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities gave a fascinating presentation on the application of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The following is … Continue reading

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Help Keep EATI Going

The funding for EATI will expire on March 31, 2014. We have prepared a toolkit to help individuals and organizations speak out about: The fact that British Columbians with disabilities need personal supports like equipment and assistive technology in order to participate … Continue reading

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BCCPD and No Frills Pharmacy Fundraising Program

What is this program and how will it benefit you? – Raise funds for people with disabilities by supporting the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD). Prescriptions filled at No Frills Pharmacy, located at 310 West Broadway in Vancouver, … Continue reading

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Online Course on Workplace Emergency Planning Taken by Diversity of Groups

Since the BCCPD launched its new online course in May the response has been very good. We have had people register for the course from Metro Vancouver communities, the Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island and the Central Okanagan. And these represent … Continue reading

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