CVS Blog

Long-term Savings Plans Currently in Limbo for Canadians with Disabilities

As Maclean's magazine reported on December 7th, many Canadians with disabilities who decided to save for their future are in limbo at the moment. This comes after changes to Disability Tax Credits (DTC) were introduced in May.  Unfortunately, with the new changes to DTC, many individuals who formally qualified for DTC credits are now finding…
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PATH Facilitation Training in 2018

The Family Support Institute of BC is offering PATH Facilitation Training at a number of locations in 2018. PATH facilitation enables us to support individuals - along with their networks - to express their dreams and vision for a good life. It also helps in the development of a person-centred action plan. Please click on…
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Change in HandyDART Service Provider Announced by TransLink

On Friday, December 8th, it was announced that TransLink has selected a new provider to oversee its HandyDART services. As most of you know, HandyDART is a door-to-door, shared ride service for passengers with physical or cognitive disabilities who are unable to use conventional public transit without assistance. Since 2009, MVT Canadian Bus Inc. has been the…
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Helping Inclusion BC Keep their Momentum Going…

An important message from Inclusion BC that demonstrates how all of our contributions can help our community. Let's continue to build this momentum as we work towards building more inclusive communities... Dear Supporter, When you live on $906 a month you have to choose between the basics like food or rent. That was the disability…
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