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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.
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.
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.
Monday, May 30, 2022 9:15 AM
Hundreds of thousands of people living with disabilities will be supported with continued access to the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP).
Monday, May 30, 2022 8:30 AM
People experiencing food insecurity in B.C. will benefit from $2.35 million in new government funding to support community-based programs and research into emerging and urgent food needs.
Thursday, May 26, 2022 1:15 PM
New provincial funding of nearly $5.3 million means more organizations can focus on creating projects that will make life better for people with developmental disabilities.
Thursday, May 12, 2022 1:00 PM
Residents with limited income living in Greater Victoria will soon have improved access to local and nutritious food.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022 1:27 PM
People who are vulnerable and and have low incomes will be supported with more than $440,000 in government funding for local poverty-reduction projects on Vancouver Island and in coastal communities.
Monday, May 9, 2022 9:00 AM
With $35,000 in provincial funding, the Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society (VIRCS) can complete a much-needed technology infrastructure upgrade to better serve 3,000 immigrants, refugees and new Canadian citizens each year.