Sad news about advocate Gwen Barlee

DABC is so sad to hear about Gwen’s passing. She was an amazing advocate, and a beautiful person. We send our sincere condolences to her family and friends.

Read more about Gwen here:

Longtime B.C. environmental activist Gwen Barlee dies of cancer

Seniors Program - Tea, Talk and Crumpets

Tea, Talk and Crumpets is a new social and recreational outlet for seniors with disabilities. This is a peer-run program with a volunteer board planning activities.

Second session:
July 12th, 2017, 3 to 4:30 p.m.
Speaker: Laurette Yelle
Topic: Persons with Disabilities information and the transition to Old Age Security (OAS) and the Canada Pension Plan (CPP)
Yaletown Roundhouse Community Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2W3

More information:

RSVP to Dan Chalcraft or 604 408 9484

Light Refreshment is provided!

Public Consultation on Federal Accessibility Legislation


The Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada is inviting people of all abilities to come together to discuss how the Government of Canada can improve accessibility in our country.

Have your say by attending an in-person consultation in your area!

When: Wed., June 21, 2017

Where: Delta Hotels by Marriott Burnaby Conference Centre, 4331 Dominion St, Burnaby, BC V5G 1C7

Time: 6PM – 8PM

For more information or to register, please visit: or email

This project is funded by the Government of Canada’s Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability Component.