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Thursday, September 29, 2016 11:00 AM
Thanks to the launch of a new motorcycle permit for people with disabilities, created by SPARC BC and supported by the provincial government, more people will be able to make use of designated parking spots, which will allow them to have access to parks, recreational facilities and services in their communities.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 2:45 PM
A study that will help create improved access to engineering and technology employment opportunities for people with disabilities is being launched in the Lower Mainland.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 12:00 PM
Access to assistive technology is helping people with disabilities succeed at work and in volunteer roles in the community.
Thursday, September 1, 2016 10:30 AM
This September, British Columbia will celebrate inclusive employers and the contributions of people with disabilities in the workplace with the third-annual Disability Employment Month.
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 1:00 PM
A new event promoting the bicycle as a healthy and convenient mode of transportation for shopping trips is getting a kick-start from a government-funded Job Creation Partnership.
Friday, July 15, 2016 11:00 AM
Hundreds of British Columbians receiving disability assistance have more money in their pockets as Disability Alliance BC marks the one-year anniversary of its free tax-filing service.
Friday, June 17, 2016 11:15 AM
The Province and partners collectively will be investing more than $7.5 million to support youth who are at risk of substance-use and mental-health concerns with the launch of a new, Integrated Youth Services Initiative.
Monday, June 6, 2016 1:45 PM
More than 2,800 single parents on income and disability assistance are already getting the supports they need to find employment and build a more secure future through the Single Parent Employment Initiative (SPEI), a program that provides skills training or work experience and wrap-around supports.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 9:30 AM
The Province is investing $761,038 to provide 75 at-risk youth with valuable work experience through temporary employment placements with social enterprises in the Lower Mainland and Greater Victoria regions.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 9:30 AM
B.C. social enterprises make positive social, cultural and environmental contributions to the province, but until now, there has been limited information about the sector and its labour-market challenges.