Monthly Archives: November 2014

We Connect Now

DABC has been notified about the We Connect Now website, which “is dedicated to uniting people interested in rights and issues affecting people with disabilities, with particular emphasis on college students and access to higher education and employment issues.” From the … Continue reading

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Nominate an Outstanding Employer

For more information and to download the nomination form, please visit our website:  http://www.disabilityalliancebc.org/2015employer.htm

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Disability Tax Credit Consultations

We have received the following notice from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA): As you may be aware, the Disability Tax Credit Promoter’s Restriction Act (DTCPRA), which received Royal Assent on May 29, 2014, proposes to limit the fees that a … Continue reading

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New online financial planning tool

The Government of Canada issued the following News Release today: Harper Government invests in new online financial planning initiative for Canadians with disabilities November 4, 2014 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Employment and Social Development Canada Today, the Honourable Candice … Continue reading

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Survey: Better Access for Rail Passengers using Mobility Aids

The Consortium Led by Real-Time Engineering & Simulation, Inc. is working on a project for Transport Canada to better understand the long distance travel needs of people with mobility impairments in order to improve their accessibility to rail vehicles and … Continue reading

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Accessible Voting – 2014 Municipal Election

DABC has been informed that this year, the City of Vancouver is offering accessibility aids and assistance to enable people with disabilities to vote. Assistance includes: Sip and puff voting device Audio systems with headphones to read the ballot Magnification device … Continue reading

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