CPP-D Self-Help Guides Updated

We have updated two of our Canada Pension Plan – Disability (CPP-D) Self Help Guides:

– CPP-D Benefits Application Guide
– The Social Security Tribunal

To download the Guides, please visit our Publications page:
http://disabilityalliancebc.org/category/publications/cpp-disability/

Thanks very much to The Law Foundation of BC for their support.

DABC announces successful Accessibility Projects

Disability Alliance BC was pleased to welcome Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction Shane Simpson yesterday to help us celebrate the U.N. International Day for Persons with Disabilities. We were proud to announce the 16 projects that will receive funding to promote greater accessibility in BC!

To read the media release, please click here: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018SDPR0056-002319

DABC's Online Holiday Auction

DABC is hosting an online Holiday Auction, which will run from Friday, November 30th at 12:00 pm to Tuesday, December 18th at 12:00 pm. All funds raised by this auction will go toward DABC’s programs and services benefitting people with disabilities. All of the people we help live on very low incomes and many are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Bid on four exciting items:

– 4 x VIA Rail Vouchers valued at $500 – for a total of 
$2000! Vouchers expire May 18, 2019.
– Framed watercolour painting by DABC Board member Michelle Hewitt
– Voucher for a Ziptrek Bear Tour for Two (from Ziptrek
Ecotours in Whistler)
– Christian Dior shirt worn and autographed by Michael
Buble, plus an autographed photo

Auction link: https://www.32auctions.com/DABC

Happy bidding, and Happy Holidays from all of us at DABC! Thank you for your support, and thank you very much to the donors!