Monthly Archives: February 2016

Lower Mainland Free and Low-Cost Food Map

Burnaby Food First maintains a map and printable flyer with a basic list showing where people in the Lower Mainland can find meal programs and food at free or low-cost. The map can be found at http://burnabyfoodfirst.blogspot.ca/p/free-low-cost-food-resources.html Basic information is … Continue reading

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On PWD or PPMB benefits? Want help filing your 2015 taxes for free?

Tax AID DABC is offering in-person tax clinics in at the DABC office (#204-456 West Broadway) in Vancouver where we will help you file your 2015 tax returns. The clinic is for recipients of BC disability assistance (either PWD or … Continue reading

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Community Update: September 1st increase to PWD benefit rates and changes to the Bus Pass Program

Dear Community Partner, The February 16th 2016 provincial budget contained some significant changes for people receiving the Persons with Disabilities benefit (PWD) which will start on September 1st 2016. Below is a description of the changes taken from communications from … Continue reading

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Bulk Food Buying Group – Grandview Woodland Food Connection

Do you want to save money on fresh fruits and veggies? The Britannia Bulk Buying Group purchases fresh produce at wholesale prices saving you about 40% on your food bill. Food is bought once a month and brought to Britannia … Continue reading

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MSDSI to streamline PWD application process for some British Columbians with disabilities

The Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) introduced legislation today that will streamline the Persons with Disabilities Benefit (PWD) application process for people with disabilities in the following programs: – Community Living BC (CLBC) – The Ministry of … Continue reading

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