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What's New in Income Security

September 26, 2012
The provincial government is asking for public input as it forms its 2013 budget. Members of the public can now register to present to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. Meetings are held across the province....
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July 27, 2012
The Disability Without Poverty Network (of which Inclusion BC, formerly BCACL, is a member) has issued a report on the case for increasing PWD benefits in B.C....
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June 12, 2012
In response to recently announced changes to PWD benefits in BC, the Disability Without Poverty Network has issued a press release calling for a rate increase....
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June 11, 2012
BCACL has issued its 2011/2012 Annual Report. It has been a busy year!...
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February 21, 2012
BC's Minister of Finance announced the 2012 provincial budget today. The budget confirmed previous announcements of funding increase to CLBC, the Ministry of Social Development and to the Ministry of Education (classroom improvement fund). ...
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January 16, 2012
This article, written by Robin Loxton from the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities, goes over some important resources for people living on PWD benefits, including such as crisis and health benefits, advocacy tips and earnings exemptions. ...
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December 12, 2011
The 2012 BCACL Conference Planning Committee is seeking submissions of artwork from artists who are self advocates. The theme of this year's conference is "Moving Forward: Steadfast and Strong”....
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December 1, 2011
BCACL will host its 2012 conference, "Moving Forward: Steadfast and Strong" in Penticton, British Columbia on May 30-June 2, 2012. We are now accepting workshop proposals. The deadline for proposals is January 20, 2012....
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November 15, 2011
As the media continues to cover the issues facing people with developmental disabilities and their families, many people are confusing BCACL with the provincial funding body, Community Living BC (CLBC). ...
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October 25, 2011
The Government of Canada is asking for public feedback on the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) to see if it is meeting the needs of Canadians with disabilities and their families....
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