Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fill Your Prescription at No Frills, Help Raise Funds for BCCPD

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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Vancouver Council Considering Bylaw Changes- Request for Speakers

The BCCPD has received the following notice from Jill Weiss, Chair of the City of Vancouver’s Persons with Disabilities Advisory Committee: Vancouver City Council Considering Bylaw Changes that Will Have Very Important Impact for People with Disabilities and Seniors Tuesday … Continue reading

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Update on Woodlands School

September 19th 2013 For Immediate Release Former Residents of Woodlands School Ask Why BC Can’t Follow Ontario’s Example and Do the Right Thing Former residents of Woodlands School who were at the institution before 1974 are not eligible to apply … Continue reading

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Woodlands School and New Settlement in Ontario

In BC, survivors of Woodlands School who were there before 1974 are not eligible to apply for compensation for the abuse they suffered. The government argues that because people couldn’t sue the government before 1974, the survivors cannot now apply … Continue reading

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Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network Info Session for Youth

The BCCPD has received the following notice from the Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN): Join us to discuss what’s important in your transition after high school and how to get involved in leading others through the same transition. Finishing high … Continue reading

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Call for Proposals

Demonstration Project to Improve Social Inclusion Outcomes of Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Clients The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD), CMHA-BC Division, Inclusion BC and SPARC BC are working with the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) … Continue reading

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