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What's New in Disability Supports

December 3, 2009
Today, on the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, the Canadian Association for Community Living released their stark 2009 report card on the Inclusion of Canadians with Intellectual Disabilities. ...
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November 25, 2009
The BC Association for Community Living (BCACL) has joined the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) and the Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) in calling for an immediate end to the HandyDART strike in Metro Vancouver. The strike has now lasted over four weeks....
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November 2, 2009
BCACL is tracking developments with regards to the H1N1 flu pandemic to ensure that everyone who needs treatment gets treatment. The Canadian Association for Community Living recently passed a resolution at its 2009 AGM regarding H1N1 pandemic planning and people with developmental disabilities...
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September 30, 2009
The BC Association for Community Living is outraged at the BC Government's recent decision to eliminate the Provincial Advisor Offices of the Infant Development Program, Aboriginal Infant Development Program and the Supported Child Development Program....
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September 27, 2009
BCACL presented its budget priorities to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services on Monday, September 28. ...
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September 2, 2009
After weeks of uncertainty, the provincial government has decided to honour three-year gaming grant commitments....
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September 1, 2009
BCACL is reassured that the provincial government has "reconfirmed” in their September 1, 2009 budget update that funding from the February 2009 budget for programs and services for ...
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August 19, 2009
The provincial government has lifted its funding freeze on lottery/gaming grants. While this is good news for those who are waiting for critical grants, we are concerned that this reprieve is temporary....
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August 17, 2009
The provincial government has frozen all lottery gaming grants pending a review of the entire program....
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July 24, 2009
President Obama announced on July 25 that the United States of America will sign the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). ...
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