Monthly Archives: March 2016

PreparedBC: Resources for People with Disabilities

The Province of BC recently released PreparedBC: Resources for People with Disabilities. This guide builds on DABC’s Emergency Preparedness work and includes our recommendations on personal emergency planning using the five categories of the functional needs, or C-MIST (Communication, Medical, Independence, … Continue reading

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Simon Cox

DABC is very sad to hear of the passing of Simon Cox. Simon was an incredible human being and very good friend to our organization. We will miss him deeply. Below is an obituary from Simon’s family. Our sincere condolences to … Continue reading

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The BC Food Security Gateway

The BC Food Security Gateway (the Gateway) is an online resource that provides BC communities with up-to-date food security information. The Gateway is meant to inform and link you to projects, initiatives, and organizations in British Columbia as well as … Continue reading

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BC Food Systems Network Committed to Dignity, Independence and Integration

 The BC Food Systems Network links people all over the province involved in community-level action related to food. The Network highlights the way food issues cross cultures, sectors, and age groups. Through social media, email networks and annual meetings, they … Continue reading

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Brain Injury and Other Neurological Issues in Children and Youth workshop

The Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association is hosting the following workshop: Brain Injury & Other Neurological Issues in Children & Youth Workshop Friday May 6, 2016 Location: Cascade Community Church 35190 DeLair Road, Abbotsford, BC, V3G 2E2 $100.00 for full-day workshop … Continue reading

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Community Kitchens Best Practices Toolkit

This guide was designed to assist community groups to start a community kitchen. It includes a sample kitchen policy, basic kitchen supplies, food safety guidelines, among other useful tools and support materials http://www.foodsecuritynews.com/Publications/Community_Kitchen_Best_Practices_Toolkit.pdf    

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