2017 Canadian Survey on Disability

Statistics Canada has released the results of the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability.

“The CSD is the main source of data on disabilities for those aged 15 years and over. For the 2017 survey, new questions were designed to ensure better overall coverage of persons with disabilities, especially for persons with disability types that are less visible, such as mental health-related and cognitive disabilities.”

Find the report here: https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/daily-quotidien/181128/dq181128a-eng.htm?HPA=1

March of Dimes Canada introduces Assistive Mobile Technology Initiative

March of Dimes Canada has introduced the Assistive Mobile Technology Initiative (AMTI). They are asking people with disabilities to share their stories with them for a chance to win a customized tablet package.

For further information, guidelines, and application forms, please visit: https://www.marchofdimes.ca/EN/events/special/Pages/Assistive-Mobile-Technology-Initiative.aspx

BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres seeking Programs Administrator

The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres is currently seeking a Programs Administrator.

This position works to ensure the 25 Friendship centers throughout the province feel supported with
their efforts to serve the urban Indigenous Communities in which they live, work, and play. This is done
by ensuring they are supported in their contracts, reporting and funding that is administered through

If you want to apply send your resume and cover letter by November 22, 2018 – END OF DAY to:
Patricia Moore | General Manager
BC Association Aboriginal Friendship Centres
551 Chatham St. Victoria, BC V8T 1E1
Office: 250-388-5522 extension 203, or 1-800-990-2432 (fax) 250-388-5502

Email: pmoore@bcaafc.com | Website: www.bcaafc.com

Pursuant to section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Aboriginal
ancestry. Qualified internal applicants will receive preference. Anticipated start date January 7th, 2019

To download the full job posting, please click here.