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Wednesday, October 5, 2022 2:55 PM
The 2021 Annual Report on TogetherBC: B.C.’s Poverty Reduction Strategy shows poverty rates continued to decline as people benefited from COVID-19 relief and cross-government actions.
Friday, September 16, 2022 7:30 AM
Nicholas Simons, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, and Dan Coulter, Parliamentary Secretary for Accessibility, have released the following statement in recognition of Disability Employment Month:
Thursday, August 18, 2022 4:15 PM
Applications are open for people who want to help develop the Province’s first two standards for accessibility in order to remove barriers that can restrict people living with disabilities from pursuing the same opportunities as those without disabilities.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 1:00 PM
Community social-service agencies and families will benefit from provincial investments in research and a new grant program that will support long-term sustainability of the community social-services sector.
Monday, July 25, 2022 9:30 AM
Indigenous and Black women, women of colour (IBPOC) and their families will see continued assistance from the local non-profit organization Support Network for Indigenous Women and Women of Colour (SNIWWOC), due to a $50,000 grant from the Province.
Friday, June 3, 2022 8:30 AM
A range of community services for people with disabilities throughout B.C. will be expanded, thanks to a provincial grant of $3 million over three years.
Thursday, June 2, 2022 8:30 AM
Thirty sites in eight municipalities and two Indigenous communities are receiving grants through the Rick Hansen Foundation (RHF) to support the creation of more welcoming, inclusive places for people living with disabilities.
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.
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 12:15 PM
Government’s new accessibility plan, AccessibleBC, outlines how provincial ministries will embed accessibility and inclusion in their work and services over the next three years.
Monday, May 30, 2022 11:45 AM
People with severe communication disabilities will be able to access the augmentative communication technology and professional support they need to build independence and fully participate in their communities.