Disability

February 17, 2014
Bonnie Sherr Klein is a documentary filmmaker and long-time activist in the feminist and disability movements. In this lecture at UBC Law (the 2014 Marlee Kline Lecture in Social Justice) she shares...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Women, British Columbia, All of Canada
February 3, 2014
The BC Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation website has information on employment, welfare, and disability.
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, Disability, Employment, Employment Insurance (EI), Government Policy, Unemployment, Welfare, Welfare, British Columbia, Government information
December 3, 2013
Today on International Day for Persons with Disabilities take a look at the work of organizations in BC that are working for the rights of people with disabilities including the BC Coalition of...
Keywords: Article , Disability, British Columbia
Reimagining Accessibility Challenge
September 24, 2013
The Lieutenant Governor of Ontario has launched the Reimagining Accessibility Design Challenge to challenge students to redesign the traditional disability symbol of a wheelchair and create a more...
Keywords: Article , Art and Culture, Disability, All of Canada
August 7, 2013
Throughout the winter and spring of 2013, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) conducted wide-ranging consultations to gather input on Canadians’ views on the social determinants of health. Public...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Disability, Foodbanks and Food, Homelessness, Mental Health, Poverty Research, Welfare, All of Canada
March 28, 2013
In April 2011, the BCCPD formed the Disability Without Poverty Network with the BC Association for Community Living (BCACL), Canadian Mental Health Association - BC and Yukon Division (CMHA), Social...
Keywords: Online Resource , Disability, persons with disability, PWD, British Columbia, Campaigns and initiatives
January 9, 2013
British Columbia’s Human Rights Tribunal has awarded more than $15,000 to an elderly woman who said she was discriminated against when her apartment building’s landlord refused to construct a ramp....
Keywords: Article , Disability, Human Rights, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia
December 4, 2012
The Globe and Mail and CBC's As it Happens have reactions and analysis of the Supreme Court of Canada's landmark decision that held that severe learning disabled students are entitled to the same...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Education, British Columbia
November 19, 2012
Earlier this month the Supreme Court of Canada released a landmark decision that held that severe learning disabled students are entitled to the same access to education as students without...
Keywords: Article , Children and Youth, Disability, Education, British Columbia, All of Canada
January 16, 2012
BC Coalition of People with Disabilities' Robin Loxton has written an article in Visions: BC's Mental Health and Addictions Journal on the various benefits available to people who are on Persons with...
Keywords: Article , Disability, Mental Health, Welfare, British Columbia
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