Free Energy Savings Kits from BC Hydro
If you live in a lower-income household, you’re probably eligible to get a free Energy Saving Kit from BCCPD. We’re handing out kits from BC Hydro’s PowerSmart program.
It’s packed full of products and information that anyone can use to make a home more comfortable, more affordable, and a little easier on the planet. See below or call BCCPD at 604-872-1278.
Long Term Disability Benefits Bill
Long-Term Disability Benefits Bill
Read the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities’ letter to MPs and Senators asking them to support Senator Art Eggleton’s Bill S-216 which would amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act. The Bill will prevent Canadians who need Long Term Disability (LTD) benefits from being denied income supports when companies with uninsured plans become insolvent. (more…)
Our CPP-D Program is open in 2011
BCCPD’s Canada Pension Plan Disability Program Stays Open
BCCPD’s Canada Pension Plan Disability (CPP-D) Program will stay open for another year thanks to a grant from the Law Foundation of BC.
And thanks to a grant from the Notary Foundation of BC, in 2011 we will be updating our CPP-D advocate’s manuals and translating them into Traditional Chinese and Punjabi.
If you need assistance or information about applying or appealing the denial of CPP-D please call our Advocacy Access program at 604-872-1278 or 1-800-663-1278.
Click here for the CPP-D Program page.
Thank you to the Law Foundation of BC and the Notary Foundation of BC for their support of our work.