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SelfAdvocateNet publishes up to 4 stories a month. We pay $100.00 for each story published.

SelfAdvocateNet published up to 4 stories a month. We pay $100.00 for each story published.

For 2023 we are looking for positive stories of success. These stories encourage others and it is an awesome way for you to celebrate your achievements.

Stories may be written about:

  • Employment success
  • Personal goals achieved
  • how you advocated and succeeded in accessibility challenges in the community (transportation, building access, Dispelling stereotypes etc.)
  • Leadership
  • Lerning new things (school, Training, hobbies, Cooking etc.)
  • Please keep it under 350 words, include a photo, do not name of others, instead say friend, support staff, sister etc.
  • It does take time to review so please be patient.
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Michelle Goos: Advocating for Parents With Disabilities

Taking the Bus

Kamloops Self Advocate Newsletters June 2023

My Guitar Story

Finding Healing During the Pandemic

Being Valued

My Story About Canva

My Happiness Project


Government of Canada funds project to better understand the needs of Autistic adults in Canada

Community social services workers ratify agreement under Shared Recovery Mandate

New training prepares more people to be community support workers

Eligibility for medical assistance in dying for persons suffering solely from mental illness extended to March 17, 2024

B.C. helps people with complex needs through long-term recovery

Accessibility Standards Canada and CSA Group collaborate to publish three new accessibility standards

Community Social Services Employers’ Association reaches tentative agreement with Community Social Services Bargaining Association

Health Employers Association of BC reaches tentative agreement with Community Health Bargaining Association

Employment Sucess Stories

Developmental Disability Employment Success Stories: Dawn

Grant supports inclusive employment

A Lived Experience Story about Employment

Minimum wage surpasses $15/hour

Grant supports culture of accommodation in the workplace

10 Years Of Employment

Local Self Advocay groups

Kamloops Speaking Up for Self-Advocacy Awareness (SUSA)

Inclusion Langley Self-Advocates Group

Okanagan Self-Advocate Group


Self Advocates Leadership Network

Delta Self Advocacy Group

Milieu Family Services Self-Advocacy Group

Abbotsford Self Advocacy Group

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New affordable homes coming on reserve for Seabird Island Band members

New homes for seniors, families now open in Kaslo

Selfadvocatenet.ca Father’s Day Message 2023

More than 110 new affordable homes, child care centre coming to Pitt Meadows

B.C. minimum wage increases June 1 for lowest-paid workers

Services, supports expand for people with disabilities

PWD clients: know your rights about rent increases!

Joint statement from ministers Alghabra and Qualtrough on disability-inclusive air travel

Community Speical Events

Pride Month June 1st to June 30th,2023

BC Anti-Racism Awareness Week May 22-26, 2023

Zooming Around the World

All Bodies Dance Project – “Mobilizing: Dance for EVERYBody.” | In Person

Housing Options

Aging Caregivers

Real Talk: LGBTQ Zoom Hangout

FSI Learning Explorations ~ Transition Series: STADD Family Presentation

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