CVS Blog

Notice from the Ministry of Social Development & Poverty Reduction

The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (MSDPR) has sent out a letter to their clients that as of January 1, 2020 the Ministry will no longer require clients between the ages of 60 and 64 to apply for federal early Canada Pension Plan (CPP) retirement benefits in order to be eligible for income…
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CVS Painted Joy & We Sure Enjoyed It!

On Tuesday, November 26th, CVS hosted another successful Paint Night, this time at Roo's Pub in Coquitlam hosted by Palette Posse Paint Parties. We painted Joy - just in time for the holiday season. Paint Night has become a fun event that is being enjoyed by the individuals we serve, their families and staff. Check out some pictures…
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November 2019 Podcasts from CVS

We kicked off our monthly podcast series in October and we hope you've had the time to check the two we suggested out. While these podcasts are not endorsed by CVS, after listening to them ourselves, we find that they offer a valuable take on current subjects that could help people across our community. Here…
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Celebrate Indigenous Disability Awareness Month in Kelowna

Inclusion BC highlighted that “Raising awareness of the many challenges faced by Indigenous people with disabilities is an important step towards changing attitudes, opening doors and creating a more inclusive society,” said Neil Belanger, Executive Director of BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS). BCANDS is unique as the only stand-alone organization in Canada serving Indigenous…
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