Home support care cuts would 'shorten my lifespan,' says man with cerebral palsy

Man with cerebral palsy told home support care hours could be drastically reduced

Home support care cuts would 'shorten my lifespan,' says man with cerebral palsy

BC disability benefits still leaving people below poverty line: advocate - NEWS 1130

Today is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities and a disability rights group here in Vancouver is using this occasion to sound the alarm.

Parents resort to pulling special-needs children from resource-starved schools

Parents resort to pulling special-needs children from resource-starved schools

Parents resort to pulling special-needs children from resource-starved schools -- Parents have also pooled support systems to help compensate for the lack of financial resources in schools.

Changes to income, disability aid announced     $5,000,000 boost is first pillar of Premier Christy Clark's three-pronged Families First platform

Changes to income, disability aid announced $5,000,000 boost is first pillar of Premier Christy Clark's three-pronged Families First platform

Vancouver man remains locked out of housing complex despite Supreme Court ruling (Feb 15, 2016)

Wheelchair-bound Vancouver man remains locked out of housing complex despite Supreme Court ruling

Michael J. Prince: Disability rates won’t alleviate poverty - See more at: http://www.timescolonist.com/opinion/columnists/michael-j-prince-disability-rates-won-t-alleviate-poverty-1.2177562#sthash.8edoAAnv.dpuf

Michael J. Prince: Disability rates won’t alleviate poverty

Disability advocates launch petition to restore bus pass program (Feb 18, 2016)

Disability advocates launch petition to restore bus pass program (Feb 18, 2016)

Kendra Milne: B.C.’s new plan for people with disabilities isn’t good enough (Jul 2, 2014)

Kendra Milne: B.’s new plan for people with disabilities isn’t good enough (Jul

Accessibility 2024: BC’s 10 Year Plan for People with Disabilities (from tapsbc.ca)

Accessibility BC’s 10 Year Plan for People with Disabilities

VIEW: Clark's pension costs taxpayers $76,000 a year, but disability rate increase not 'affordable' - See more at: http://thetyee.ca/Blogs/TheHook/2014/06/21/Disability-Rate/#sthash.TQvS2Vof.dpuf

Premier Christy Clark scores top marks for hypocrisy in explaining why British Columbians on disability benefits, and their children, should live in poverty.


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