Volunteer of the Month: Mehrnoush Izadi – Making the most of her opportunities

By Dan Chalcraft and Lexi Macdonald Finding a home away from home For Mehrnoush Izadi, a 27-year-old Pitt Meadows resident, adjusting to life in Canada was difficult due to the fact that everything around her was new and unfamiliar. Along …
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Lifting his spirits, with help from CPABC – Nathan Shipley

By Dan Chalcraft Eliminating the limits The portable lift that Nathan Shipley received through funding from the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC’s Equipment Assistive Devices Fund will improve his enjoyment and quality of life. Whether simply sitting on the couch …
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The Power of Martial Arts – Marcus Skerratt

On April 30, 2016, the Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia will be launching a new martial arts/self defense program, called Self Defense Without Limits –  in conjunction with Sirota’s Alchymy.   For Marcus Skerratt, martial arts has provided an outlet …
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Mehrnoush’s Scotiabank Challenge Story

Mehrnoush’s Challenge   “I had never met anyone with cerebral palsy, so when I came here [I was] so surprised, many people [are] like me,” Mehrnoush Izadi admitted over coffee at a café in the United Kingdom building, where the …
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