Monthly Archives: March 2014

New BCCPD Publication: The Social Security Tribunal

In April 2013, the process to appeal the denial of Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPP-D) changed when a new system, the Social Security Tribunal (SST), replaced the Review Tribunal. We have prepared a new guide, The Social Security Tribunal, to … Continue reading

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Job Posting – West Coast LEAF – Research Assistant

The BCCPD has received the following notice from West Coast LEAF: Job Posting West Coast LEAF Vancouver, B.C. Research Assistant – 2014 West Coast LEAF’s mandate is to achieve equality by changing historic patterns of systemic discrimination against women through … Continue reading

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Disability Without Poverty Network – submission to the Disability White Paper consultation

The Disability Without Poverty Network (DWPN) has released a new document, ¬†entitled “What would it take to make British Columbia the most progressive jurisdiction for people living with disabilities?” This submission constitutes the DWPN’s response to the province’s Disability White … Continue reading

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Research Project: “Service Restructuring, Employment Outcomes and Opportunities for People with Disabilities in Today’s Labour Market”

The University of British Columbia’s Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship is conducting research on employment services and supports for people with disabilities in BC. People with disabilities who have experience with employment programs in BC, employment support providers, and individuals … Continue reading

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You are stronger and smarter than you think!

By Shelley Hourston Perhaps you already know that we are all stronger and smarter than we think. I wish that someone had shared this gem with me when I was floundering in my twenties. Now these many years later, I … Continue reading

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Survey: Library Services for People with Disabilities

The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities is a community partner on a new project led by the BC Library Association (BCLA).¬† The project will create a training toolkit for library staff providing services to people with disabilities/chronic health conditions. … Continue reading

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