We Regret to Inform you… –Interview with the directors: Dr. Heidi Janz & Eva Colmers

By Stacey Francis Winning Awards and Breaking Barriers On May 14, 2016 the short film, We Regret to Inform you… won the EDA Award for Best Female-Directed Documentary Short at the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. The EDA Award is presented …
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A man who keeps on giving – Yoshi Tanabe and the Tanabe Bursary Story

By Dan Chalcraft   Yoshi Tanabe is extremely proud to be the namesake of the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC’s Tanabe Bursary program! The program has supported close to a hundred students with cerebral palsy to attend post-secondary school in BC …
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CPABC signs on to letter to Premier about Bus Pass Program

The Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia signed on to an open letter to Premier Christy Clark about the bus pass program clawback for people on disability assistance. In the letter, we join other organizations such as First Call BC …
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The good and the bad:  changes to provincial Persons with Disabilities Assistance program 

  Two recent changes to the BC Persons with Disabilities Assistance (PWD) program increase access while at the same time clawing back transit funding. On February 11, the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) introduced legislation that will …
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