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Thursday, June 30, 2016 11:30 AM
Larger ballots to improve the voting experience for sight-impaired voters, hearing loop technology on BC Ferries and an $800,000 Google grant for LipSync, a mouth-controlled input device for mobile phones created by the Neil Squire Society.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 10:45 AM
The Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation is eliminating the $45 BC Bus Pass annual administration fee for people with the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) designation.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016 9:00 AM
A new focus on social innovation in the Community and Employer Partnerships program will support B.C.’s growing social-enterprise sector and increase the potential for social innovation in B.C.
Friday, May 20, 2016 9:00 AM
The Province has proclaimed May 20, 2016, as B.C.’s third Aboriginal Social Enterprise Day to celebrate the accomplishments of Aboriginal social enterprises and their contributions to the vitality of British Columbia and the strength and resilience of Aboriginal communities.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 8:30 AM
Leanne Dospital has been appointed as the new Advocate for Service Quality by Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation Michelle Stilwell.
Saturday, February 20, 2016 9:45 AM
A program that helps youth with developmental disabilities and their families navigate the services and supports they need as they transition to adulthood will soon have a much wider reach in British Columbia.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 4:20 PM
To create equity in the system the Province is investing $170 million over the next three years to ensure about 100,000 people on disability assistance in B.C. will receive a rate increase of up to $77 a month as of Sept. 1, 2016.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 12:30 PM
British Columbians receiving disability assistance will be able to hold significantly more assets and receive financial gifts and inheritances with no impact on their monthly assistance thanks to changes being made by the provincial government.
Saturday, October 31, 2015 9:00 AM
The provincial government has declared November as Aboriginal Disability Awareness Month in recognition of the contributions of Aboriginal people living with disabilities in communities throughout B.C.
Friday, October 2, 2015 9:30 AM
Greater Victoria now has a 10-year labour market plan that maps out jobs and needed skills in the region, thanks to more than $104,000 in government Community and Employer Partnership funding.