TaxiSaver Community Forum

TaxiSaver Cuts
Community Forum

Tuesday, June 19, 1-3:30pm
Vancouver City Hall
453 West 12 Ave
TownHall Meeting Room

Wheelchair accessible. Sign language interpreters.
Everyone is welcome.

Please join us on Tuesday, June 19, from 1 to 3:30pm, to discuss the importance of TaxiSavers and why they should be re-instated.  Everyone is welcome. 

TransLink Board and staff have been invited, so this will be a good opportunity to voice your concerns and ask questions.

This community forum is co-sponsored by the City of Vancouver Seniors Advisory Committee and the City of Vancouver Persons with Disabilities Advisory Committee.

We are hosting three community forums about TaxiSavers:

Tuesday, June 19, 1-3:30pm, Vancouver City Hall, 453 West 12, Town Hall
Tuesday, July 3, 1-4pm, Community Centre, 870 Denman, Auditorium
Thursday, July 12, 10am -1pm, Vancouver City Hall, 453 West 12, Town Hall

Please come to any of these community forums, and please let your members and community know about them.

For more information, please contact  taxisaverissues@smartt.com

New All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus forms

A new federal All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus is being formed and will hold its first event on Parliament Hill on June 12th. Congratulations to Canada Without Poverty for its work to catalyze the formation of this bi-partisan caucus.

The All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus co-chairs are the Hon. Michael Chong, MP (Conservative), Jean Crowder, MP (NDP) and Hon. Art Eggleton, Senator (Liberal). The caucus treasurer is the Rev. Don Meredith, Senator (Conservative). Canada Without Poverty encourages you to send a message of thanks and support to each of them: michael.chong@parl.gc.ca, jean.crowder@parl.gc.ca, egglea@sen.parl.gc.ca, and meredd@sen.parl.gc.ca.

Pacific DAWN - Annual General Meeting

Pacific DAWN
(DisAbled Women’s Network)

covering British Columbia and the Yukon

 Invites you to join their
Annual General Meeting

Sunday June 24, 2012
11am to 3pm

 Blusson Spinal Cord Centre
818 W. 10th Avenue, (at Willow St.)
Vancouver, B.C.

and
Let’s discuss:

What are our Issues?
What are the Solutions?

We are the experts on our own experiences and using Open Spaces
We will share our knowledge.

Following the formal Annual General Meeting there will be an opportunity to discuss the issues we face as women with disAbilties and a brainstorming session about what are some of the solutions.

For further information or to lets us know you are coming please contact Pat Kelln Spokesperson Pacific DAWN at   pkelln@telus.net or 604-524-2329

Note: Light snacks will be served so we need to know how many are coming.

If you are a member and would like to attend, but lack of funds does not allow you to please contact us pkelln@telus.net as there are some funds available for travel and accommodation.

Pacific DAWN invites and urges you to also attend the
BC Coalition of People with Disabilities Annual General Meeting

June 23 10:30 am to 1:05pm; same location The Blusson Spinal Cord Centre.