OCASI Invites you to apply to be an Advisory Committee Member for the Accessibility Initiative

OCASI (ONTARIO COUNCIL OF AGENCIES SERVING IMMIGRANTS) invites you to apply to be an Advisory Committee Member for the Accessibility Initiative 2021-2023!


The Accessibility Initiative, a national and bilingual OCASI project, aims to enhance the knowledge and skills of settlement sector professionals across Canada so that they are better equipped to serve immigrants and refugees with in/visible disabilities.

An Advisory Committee member is someone who is located in Canada who works as part of a team to support the Accessibility Initiative activities.

To view more information, in English and French, please click HERE.

TransLink is recruiting for new members of the HandyDART Users’ Advisory Committee!

The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink) is accepting applications for the 2022 HandyDART Users’ Advisory Committee (HDUAC) until October 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

The purpose of the HDUAC is for HandyDART customers and their representatives to provide advice and guidance on HandyDART plans, programs and other initiatives, and to advise TransLink on matters to improve HandyDART service for customers. The HDUAC allows TransLink to hear directly from customers and stakeholders and ensure the service meets their needs.

HandyDART customers, or individuals who have direct experience working with them, are eligible to sit on the HDUAC. If you take a collaborative approach to improving the service, we encourage you to apply. Members serve for two-year terms, with the option to extend for a maximum term of four years. Members attend a minimum of four meetings per year, hosted by TransLink. Members are appointed by the TransLink Board.

Please note, that meetings are currently being held virtually, and this may continue for the foreseeable future.

For more information or to apply online, visit the Access Transit page or call 778-375-7665.

Call for Proposals: 2019 Accessibility Project Grants

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Disability Alliance BC is pleased to announce that we are issuing a Call for Proposals (CFP) for projects that promote greater accessibility and inclusivity for people with disabilities in BC communities. Funding grants of $10,000 to $40,000 per project will be disbursed to a maximum of $450,000.

Proposals are due by October 4th, 2019 and funding for successful projects will be disbursed in early 2020. Please review the Call for Proposals (CFP), Application, and accompanying documents for complete details about eligible projects.

For more information and to access the forms, please click here.