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Sans Winter Newsletter 2021

March 2023 edition of CLBC’s Update for Individuals and Families. 

Welcome to the March 2023 edition of CLBC’s Update for Individuals and Families. As a reminder, you can find all Updates (including past editions) posted on our website here. You can also check out CLBC’s Facebook page here and Twitter page here. If you know of anyone who would like to receive future Updates, please share the link to our sign up page with them. If you have a specific question, or feedback about this update,

World Down Syndrome Day March 21st,2023

Selfadvocatenet.ca is in support of World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st,2023   What is World Down Syndrome Day? World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), 21 March, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. The date for WDSD being the 21st day of the 3rd month was selected to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome which causes

Sexuality, Inclusion and Exploration) is a free festival organized by and for folks with disabilities

  Save These Dates: April 1st-20th: Online, check sixpo.ca for the link April 20th-22nd: In Person at Heritage Hall (Vancouver) SIXPO (Sexuality, Inclusion and Exploration) is a festival organized by and for folks with disabilities, where we will discuss, reflect and learn together about all sorts of topics related to relationships and sexual wellness! There will be panel discussions, speakers and workshops, with plenty of opportunities to engage in conversations

Chicken and Falafel Waffles

Selfadvocatenet.ca Recipe for the Month of March 2023 TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Cook: 10 min. YIELD: 4 servings. These gluten-free waffles made from garbanzo beans perfectly complement Moroccan-spiced chicken with cucumber relish. They’re a savory, low-carb spin on a classic comfort dish. —Arlene Erlbach, Morton Grove, Illinois Ingredients 3/4 cup plain Greek yogurt 3/4 cup chopped peeled cucumber 1 cup chopped green onions, divided 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint

Selfadvocatenet.ca St Patrick’s Day Page 2023

Selfadvocatenet.ca St Patrick’s Day Page highlight what is St Patrick’s Day is and San Message also be fun activities enjoy       What is St Patrick’s Day Every March 17, countries around the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in observance of the death of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland credited for bringing Christianity to the country. Initially a religious feast day in the 17th century, St. Patrick’s Day

BC Budget 2023

This is a page for BC Budget 2023 Selfadvocatenet.ca will highlight what is in this budget for people with disabilities as came out today stay tuned Helping people through challenges now Here are highlights Putting money back into people’s pockets A new income-tested renter’s tax credit will provide as much as $400 annually to rentersstarting in 2024, giving the most support to households with moderate and low incomes. ○ With

Kamloops-Self-Advocate-Newsletters March-2023

The Kamloops Self-Advocates is a newsletter for people with diverse abilities published by Krystian Shaw.   March Edition of KSA Newsletter 2023 contains in Welcome to March! Spring is just around the corner andwe have another exciting newsletter for you! Of course,we are celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. We’ve got somefun activities and articles with that theme. All of ourregular contributors have their great articles for you.There are some really great

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

News release Accessibility Standards Canada and CSA Group have collaborated to publish three new accessibility standards. Publication of these standards is another step towards contributing to a more inclusive and barrier-free Canada. The standards are: CSA/ASC B651, Accessible design for the built environment; CSA/ASC B651.2, Accessible design for self-service interactive devices including automated banking machines; and, CSA/ASC B652, Accessible dwellings. Development of these standards draws on the expertise, knowledge, and

Finding Healing During the Pandemic

Finding Healing During the Pandemic By: Ashley Cox   I pulled myself out of a dark place during the pandemic. I was able to maintain a balance because of my pets. My animals have kept me out of the psychiatric ward for two years and the simple act of owning an animal has made massive changes in my life for the better. I am thankful for my pets!  

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