Category Archives: COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine – Update from Inclusion BC

The province of B.C. has already started to roll out its vaccination strategy and there are so many questions right now about who is getting vaccinated and when the time will come for individuals across our community. Inclusion BC noted that they have been receiving questions about the process and how the needs of people…
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COVID-19 Vaccine

This week it was announced by the Canadian & BC governments that the COVID-19 vaccine would begin to be administered across Canada. Inclusion BC shared a recent Globe and Mail article that makes the case for ensuring that "persons with intellectual disabilities across the lifespan are not overlooked, but rather, are prioritized for vaccination." Inclusion BC has…
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BC Recovery Benefit & Changes to PWD Supplement

The Province of BC has announced a new BC Recovery Benefit. Amounts are determined on a sliding scale, based on income. Please check out more information here. People receiving PWD benefits are eligible to apply and the amount will not be clawed back based on your existing benefits. Single people earning less than $62,500 qualify for…
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Executive Director’s Message – September 25th, 2020

Here we are at the start of school and the start of fall. We are in challenging times and we are in a climate of concern with schools opening. I last sent a message when we were in crisis at the start of the pandemic. Now our new routines of handwashing, keeping the distance and…
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