Monthly Archives: June 2014

Share your experience of sudden loss of physical health after age 60

Visions: BC’s Mental Health and Addictions Journal is seeking a personal experience story from an older adult (60+) OR family member of one! An upcoming issue of Visions magazine is focusing on Mind-Body and the interconnections between mental and physical health. … Continue reading

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UBC Health Mentors Program: Information Session (Vancouver Area)

BCCPD is hosting an information session for anyone thinking of joining the UBC Health Mentors Program. Health Mentors are people living with a disability or chronic illness or a caregiver. Mentors help health sciences students understand disability and chronic illness … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Tom McGregor, CCD Award Winner

The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities’ (BCCPD) AGM took place this Saturday, June 21st at the Holiday Inn. Every year, the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) presents an award to recognize an individual’s outstanding contribution to Canada’s disability … Continue reading

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Urgent: BCCPD’s AGM Location Change

We have had to move Saturday’s (June 21st) AGM. The AGM will now be held at the Holiday Inn at 711 West Broadway in the Cypress Room on the 5th Floor. Registration opens at 10:30. Please call Chloe at 604-875-0188 if … Continue reading

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Important: BCCPD e-newsletter

Yesterday, you may have received an email from us asking you to confirm your interest in continuing to receive our e-newsletter. Please note that you must click on the “confirm subscription” link within the email to continue to receive the newsletter. … Continue reading

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Disability Without Poverty Network’s media release on BC’s 10-year accessibility plan

 BC’s Ten-Year Accessibility Plan Incremental changes are steps in the right direction but much more is still needed  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Vancouver, B.C., June 17, 2014 – The Accessibility Plan 2024 announced yesterday by the provincial government is welcome, but … Continue reading

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