Monthly Archives: January 2014

Join Us at Swing into Spring 2014!

Following up on the success (and fun!) of our 2013 event, we’re pleased to invite you to this year’s fundraiser and party–Swing into Spring. Stephen Quinn will be our MC, David C. Jones our comic improviser and Lazare Halk will … Continue reading

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Increasing Accessibility for People with Disabilities Consultations- BC Poverty Reduction Coalition

Information from the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition: Not even a full month into the new year, and we already have important news for you! The BC government has launched a consultation process on the challenges people with disabilities face. Please … Continue reading

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Walking, bowling, dancing, swimming and yoga before breakfast?

BCCPD is looking for people with disabilities or chronic health conditions who have experienced the transition from an inactive lifestyle to a regular practice of physical activity (broadly defined).  We’re working with 4th year kinesiology students from UBC. They will interview you about … Continue reading

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BCCPD Community Update

BC Ombudsperson releases her report on her review of the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation BC’s Ombudsperson Kim Carter has released her report on the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation. Her report makes a number of … Continue reading

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Free Info Sessions about the Registered Disability Savings Plan

The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities has received the following notice from the Planned Lifetime Advocacy Network (PLAN): PLAN is hosting free information sessions about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP). To find out more, please take a look … Continue reading

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A Proposal for Housing and Support for the Pearson Redevelopment

The Pearson/Dogwood lands, which include the George Pearson long-term care facility and the Dogwood Senior’s facility at Vancouver’s 57th and Cambie will be redeveloped over the next few years. This proposal has been collaboratively prepared by the Pearson Residents Redevelopment … Continue reading

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