Monthly Archives: June 2016

Joint statement from DABC and our community partners about the PWD Bus Pass Program and future priorities.

                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27th, 2016 In March 2016, at the invitation of the Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation, a small group of stakeholders from the province’s disability … Continue reading

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Community Alert – BC Bus Pass Program Update

June 23, 2016 Dear Community Partner, The Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation has announced that it is eliminating the $45 annual administrative fee for people on PWD benefits who receive a bus pass through the Bus Pass Program.  … Continue reading

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New Guide: Disclosing Your Disability: A Legal Guide for People with Disabilities in BC

Do you know your legal rights around disclosing your disability? Through DABC projects, it’s become clear to us that many people with disabilities do not understand their legal rights and responsibilities around disclosure of their disability in the context of … Continue reading

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Video: Mayor’s remarks on Jeanette Andersen

Beautiful remarks by Mayor Gregor Robertson about the work of Jeanette Andersen and all she accomplished for the disability community. She is sadly missed by us all. http://civic.neulion.com/cityofvancouver/index.php?clipid=3494586%2C002  

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Jeanette Andersen

DABC is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of long-time DABC Board member Jeanette Andersen. Jeanette was a kind-hearted, generous and funny person with a positive outlook on life. In addition to her more than 16 years of service … Continue reading

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