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What's New in Income Security

September 13, 2010
The provincial government is asking for public input as it forms its 2011 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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September 2, 2010
The deadline to register and receive the special discounted early bird rate for the 2010 National Family Conference, "Families, a Journey of Generations Moving Mountains" in Whistler is Friday September 10, 2010. Register now and save!...
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May 7, 2010
The provincial government announced on March 4th cuts to B.C.’s income assistance program....
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March 11, 2010
Canada ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities yesterday, marking a historic and profound moment in our country’s history. ...
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March 2, 2010
The C.D Howe Institute has released a policy brief by John Stapleton on the benefits of allowing Canadians who are receiving social assistance to accumulate savings....
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December 31, 2009
The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology has released its report of the Subcommittee on Cities. Click here for recommendations related to disability. ...
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December 4, 2009
Marking the 20th anniversary of the 1989 unanimous resolution of of the House to eliminate poverty among Canadian children by the year 2000, the House of Commons acknowledged the failed motion and.....
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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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May 26, 2009
BCACL has created an Income Security background document to better assist our members, supporters and political candidates in making sure that income security for people with developmental disabilities is a priority in the 2009 BC election....
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