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MINISTER’S COUNCIL ON DISABILITIES GAINS NEW MEMBERS

Wed, 18 Jun 2008 18:32:19 GMT

VICTORIA – Dave Robertson, Mary Sjostrom and Doug Tolson have been appointed to the Minister’s Council on Employment for Persons with Disabilities, announced Claude Richmond, Minister of Employment and Income Assistance.



$1 MILLION PROMOTES DISABILITY RETURN-TO-WORK POLICIES

Mon, 09 Jun 2008 18:16:56 GMT

VANCOUVER - A one-time, $1-million grant from the Province will support British Columbians with disabilities in returning to the workforce, announced Claude Richmond, Minister of Employment and Income Assistance.



$3 MILLION MEANS UVIC CAN ASSIST MORE DISABLED

Thu, 22 May 2008 19:06:16 GMT

VICTORIA – A $3 million provincial grant will allow the University of Victoria’s CanAssist to expand their leading-edge technology program and help more British Columbians with disabilities, announced Claude Richmond, Minister of Employment and Income Assistance, and Murray Coell, Minister of Advanced Education.



$500,000 GRANT AIDS DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

Wed, 30 Apr 2008 20:20:21 GMT

VANCOUVER – The Province has provided $500,000 to the Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing for low-tech assistive hearing devices to help British Columbians with a hearing loss, announced Employment and Income Assistance Minister Claude Richmond.



$2 MILLION DOUBLES FUNDING FOR TENANT STARTER KITS

Tue, 15 Apr 2008 19:36:39 GMT

VICTORIA – More low-income British Columbians will benefit from a $2-million, one-time government grant to the BC Non-Profit Housing Association for tenant starter kits, announced Claude Richmond, Minister of Employment and Income Assistance.



$500,000 GIVES A VOICE TO MORE PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

Thu, 10 Apr 2008 19:32:12 GMT

VICTORIA – The provincial government is providing a one-time grant of $500,000 to the Communication Assistance for Young Adults program to expand their services to adults up to 35 years of age, announced Employment and Income Assistance Minister Claude Richmond.



PROVINCE TOPS UP MEASURING UP WITH $620,000

Tue, 08 Apr 2008 17:02:11 GMT

VICTORIA – The B.C. government is adding $620,000 to 2010 Legacies Now’s Measuring Up Accessibility and Inclusion Fund to support more community projects aimed at improving accessibility for people with disabilities, announced Claude Richmond, Minister of Employment and Income Assistance.



EDUCATIONAL SUPPORTS FOR INCOME ASSISTANCE CLIENTS

Wed, 02 Apr 2008 19:16:43 GMT

VICTORIA – Both young children and adults will benefit from two new educational initiatives worth more than $230,000, announced Claude Richmond, Minister of Employment and Income Assistance.