Tag: Inclusion

News Release – The B.C. government is providing a $3.162 million grant to the Communication Assistance for Youth and Adults program with assistive communication technology.

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.   NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release 2022SDPR0034-000838 May 30, 2022   Communication technology supports independence, participation VICTORIA – People with severe communication disabilities will be able to access the augmentative communication technology and professional support they need… Continue Reading “News Release – The B.C. government is providing a $3.162 million grant to the Communication Assistance for Youth and Adults program with assistive communication technology.”

News Release – New funding supports deafblind people in B.C.

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.   News Release Victoria Wednesday, June 1, 2022 8:30 AM Media Contacts Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction Media Relations 778 974-3851   A new initiative will improve the quality of life for British Columbians living with hearing… Continue Reading “News Release – New funding supports deafblind people in B.C.”

An open letter to all federal parties to fast track a Canada Disability Benefit – Disability Without Poverty

An open letter to all federal parties to fast track a Canada Disability Benefit – Disability Without Poverty — Read on http://www.disabilitywithoutpoverty.ca/an-open-letter-to-all-federal-parties-to-fast-track-a-canada-disability-benefit/

Final Report: Canadian Accessible Elections Town Hall 2021, July 31, 2021

Report to Elections Canada Canadian Accessible Elections Town Hall 2021 Produced by Sterling Creations July 2021 This report is based on the comments, feedback, and suggestions made by participants who attended and sent emails to the Canadian accessible elections tele town hall organizing committee… Continue Reading “Final Report: Canadian Accessible Elections Town Hall 2021, July 31, 2021”

OPINION: In Anticipation of a British Columbia Accessibility Act

When it comes to reducing barriers, B.C. has made progress, but still has a long way to go. Imagine for a moment you were the keynote speaker at an … OPINION: In Anticipation of a British Columbia Accessibility Act

Government of Canada Introduces Legislation to Create the New Canada Disability Benefit

On June 22nd 2021, the Government of Canada introduced legislation to establish the framework for a new Canada Disability Benefit. The benefit would … Government of Canada Introduces Legislation to Create the New Canada Disability Benefit

White Cane Week Proclamation by the Province of British Columbia, February 7 to 13, 2021

White Cane Week Proclamation, 2021  Click to access White-Cane-Week-February-7-13-2021-Proclamation.pdf

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