Greg’s Movie Reviews for March

America Wild – IMAX Review Seen on March 6 This film was a MacGillivray Freeman film, narrated by Robert Redford.  The film showed audiences many of America’s historic and beautiful National Parks.  The film had strong values of encouraging people to explore and regain the idea that the national Parks aren’t owned by “anyone”, but...

“Your Rights” Project at Kardel

In February we launched some focus groups to come together to discuss rights and what they meant for each person.  We gained some valuable insight from meeting with individuals from many of our programs; Home Share, Individual Support Network, Futures Club, and Paskin House.   This poster is the result of those meetings. Next up: an app that will be available on your computer, tablet or phone. We’d like to thank Sharon Sinclair for helping to facilitate the meetings, and all those who participated in the focus groups….we couldn’t have done it without your valuable...

BC Transit Community Travel Training Program

Low-Floor Buses Mobility Aid Orientation If you would like to learn how to board the low-floor bus with your wheelchair, walker or scooter, we can help. We will set up an appointment with you, and bring a bus to the accessible bus stop nearest to your home so that you can practice. Call BC Transit Safety and Training at 250-385-2551 to arrange a session. Click here for more...

Updated Canada Pension Plan Disability Guide

March 2016  Community Update Updated Canada Pension Plan Disability Guide Dear Community Partner, We have completed a full update of our publication The Social Security Tribunal: A Self-Help Guide for Canada Pension Plan Disability Appeals. It is available on our website at http://tinyurl.com/jylnh4o. If you would like us to mail you this publication, please call Val at 604-875-0188 or email her at feedback@disabilityalliancebc.org Best regards, Jane Dyson, Executive Director Val Stapleton, Membership and Outreach...