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September is Disability Employment Month in BC


The B.C. government recently released a 10-year action plan (Accessibility 2024) to make B.C. the most progressive place for people with disabilities in Canada by 2024. One of the first actions is to make September Disability Employment Month

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Inclusion BC talks about inclusion for students with special needs in our schools

If you missed the radio interview earlier this week about the need for Inclusive Education in BC schools that we posted on our Facebook and Twitter accounts, we now have links to the podcast archives of the full radio show.

Canadians with Disabilities Celebrate Ruling Against Assisted Suicide Ruling

 

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Press Release

Canadians with Disabilities Celebrate Ruling Against Assisted Suicide Ruling

 October 10, 2013

BC Supreme Court Ruling on Assisted Suicide Raises Profound Concerns for Canadians with Disabilities

For Immediate Release
June 15, 2012

BC Supreme Court Ruling on Assisted Suicide Raises Profound Concerns for Canadians with Disabilities

Institutions vs Community Living

Paul Caune ‬disability rights activist and self-advocate talks about‪ Institutions vs Community Living.‬ Here he talks about getting political to have them closed down as well as his own living situation about how living in the community has changed his quality of life VS that of what it would be like in an institution. In this video Paul also answers the question whether institutional living is more economical or not, which is always a big item on the agenda on this debate.

Woodlands Centre Block Demolition Ceremony


The BC People First Society is privileged to announce the Demolition of the Woodlands Centre Block on Tuesday October 18th, 2011 at 1:00pm.

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