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Friday, April 7, 2017 2:15 PM
Twenty-three of British Columbia’s top business leaders have come together to achieve one common goal – to support and encourage meaningful employment opportunities for people with disabilities throughout the province.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 1:45 PM
The Province is providing CanAssist at the University of Victoria (UVic) with $4.5 million to expand its services for seniors living with dementia, and children and youth with special needs, building on government’s ongoing efforts to ensure people can access unique technologies that help increase their independence and quality of life.
Friday, March 24, 2017 10:30 AM
Amy Cousineau has faced a number of challenges in the past, but is putting it all behind her thanks to the support of the Single Parent Employment Initiative (SPEI).
Friday, March 3, 2017 10:30 AM
Kirstin, a single mother from British Columbia’s central interior, loves family and friend updates on Facebook. But she never thought she’d get news that would turn her life around.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:00 PM
As part of Budget 2017, the Province is investing $8 million over three years to increase child benefit exemptions for people who receive income or disability assistance.
Friday, February 17, 2017 1:30 PM
For the second year in a row, government is increasing disability assistance rates by investing $199 million over three years.
Friday, December 16, 2016 10:30 AM
If you find yourself scratching your head for last-minute gift ideas this holiday season, consider a gift with a social impact.
Friday, December 2, 2016 10:00 AM
In honour of the United Nations' 24th International Day of Persons with Disabilities and the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, Michelle Stilwell, Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation issued the following statement:
Tuesday, November 1, 2016 10:30 AM
The Province has proclaimed November as the second annual Aboriginal Disability Awareness Month in British Columbia, recognizing the unique contributions Indigenous people living with disabilities make to communities throughout the province.
Friday, September 30, 2016 1:00 PM
Following on a strong annual tradition, the Province is commemorating October as Community Living Month, a time to recognize and celebrate community inclusion and the significant contributions people living with developmental disabilities make to British Columbia communities year round.