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BCSALN: Present Join the Party

February 23:  Noon to 1 pm  Join the Party!  Bring a lunch and listen to some music Registration is by email on the poster.

What do families think of the Family Connections Centres? 

Released Report Nov 21st,2022 Self-Advocates interest want to know about this report from Autism BC  report that govt has made that took away individualized funding that children with autism to get help with their needs  as now been taken away for family connection centres put children at risk with autism with this decision bc govt made report came out by Autism BC     What do families think of the

Government of Canada invests in youth-driven projects to improve accessibility and disability inclusion

News release August 12, 2022              Vancouver, British Columbia              Employment and Social Development Canada The imagination, determination, and innovation of Canada’s youth are essential to building the Canada we all want: a country that is inclusive and barrier-free for persons with disabilities. By continuing to invest in youth and working with local and community-based organizations to increase accessibility and

Canada and B.C. create 30 new affordable rental homes in Sparwood

Sparwood Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 10:20 AM   From the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation: https://www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/media-newsroom/news-releases/2022/canada-supports-affordable-housing-sparwood Everyone deserves a safe and affordable home. Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and Inclusion, the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Katrine Conroy, MLA for Kootenay West and Minister Responsible for Columbia Basin Trust, Katey Taylor, Executive Director, Elk Valley Family Society and Johnny Strilaeff,

Selfadvocatenet.com Canada Day Page 2022

  This is the place for July 1st Canada Day on Selfadvocatenet.com The intention of this page is in part to celebrate Canada’s 155th birthday     First, what is Canada Day Canada Day, formerly (until 1982) Dominion Day, is the national holiday of Canada. The possibility of a confederation between the colonies of British North America was discussed throughout the mid-1800s. On July 1, 1867, a dominion was formed

National Indigenous Peoples Day June 21st,2022

Selfadvocatenet.com in support of National Indigenous Peoples Day Today we like to acknowledge together as we celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day who have lived on this land for untold generations and will do so for generations to come that we as a society need to respect them help them and learn to lessen that in the past and never happen again. We at Selfadvocatenet extend our thoughts priors those were in

National Indigenous History Month

Selfadvocatenet.com is in support of National Indigenous History Month in June 2022 Self-advocates this page intended to educate national indigenous peoples month of June. We will try to highlight why is important to include indigenous peoples in our ways of life they were the first people on earth to live in our country understanding that. Understanding what opt never happen again is Residential Schools many died in them. Those with

New permanent supportive housing coming to Vernon

Vernon Monday, June 6, 2022, 9:30 AM A new permanent supportive housing building with 51 safe and secure homes will soon be available in Vernon for people experiencing or at risk of homelessness. “The importance of safe, secure housing for people experiencing homelessness cannot be overstated,” said Harwinder Sandhu, MLA for Vernon-Monashee. “I’m really happy to see construction begin on this project. When people without homes are provided with a

New funding supports deafblind people in B.C.

Victoria Wednesday, June 1, 2022, 8:30 AM A new initiative will improve the quality of life for British Columbians living with hearing and sight loss, which is known as deafblindness. CNIB Deafblind Community Services, a non-profit organization that provides support to Canadians who are deafblind, will use $740,000 in provincial funding over two years to hire four specially trained staff known as intervenors to work with clients one on one.

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