Hey everyone, the weather is getting cooler as we head into cold and flu season. The symptoms of the flu can be similar to the symptoms of COVID-19 — so, it is very important if you feel unwell or have symptoms that you call 811 (or your doctor) and get tested for COVID-19.
Hey everyone, Small Business BC is celebrating Accessibility Month through September by offering a month of free business education webinars that feature ASL interpretation and closed captioning. Their webinar “HOW TO REMOVE BARRIERS FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AT YOUR BUSINESS” is running on Monday (Sep. 27) from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm. You can find out more (and register) here. Know someone who owns a business who could use some help making it more accessible? Send them the link!
Their website also has information about workplace accessibility grant funding. You can check out more information via YouTube as well:
Find out more about what Small Business BC has to say about accessibility on their Accessibility Month webpage, here.
Hey everyone, between October 28 and October 30 the Canadian Sleep Society is presenting free online public lectures about sleep disorders (including insomnia, sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and hypersomnia). Check out more information about sessions here, or click here for registration information. Thanks to our Home Share team (Mike and Lindsay) for passing along this information!
Elections Canada wants voting to be as accessible as possible. Leading up to the election, Elections Canada offered resources, information, and help to vote leading up to general election day (September 20th).
Now you can tell them how accessible voting was for YOU!
Hey everyone, CLBC is hosting a teleconference update on Thursday next week (September 23) from 11:05 am-12 pm (PDT) with Dr. Daniele Behn Smith (Deputy Provincial Health Officer), Ross Chilton (CEO of CLBC), and Michael J. Prince (CLBC Board Chair).
You can email questions using subject line “SEPT 23 COVID CALL” until Tuesday at noon (September 21). Call in on Thursday to 1-877-353-9184 (participant code: 11453# ).
Hey everyone, CLBC is hosting a teleconference update on Tuesday next week (September 21) from 3pm-4pm (PDT) with Dr. Daniele Behn Smith (Deputy Provincial Health Officer), Ross Chilton (CEO of CLBC), and Brenda Gillette (CEO of the BC CEO Network).
You can email questions for Dr. Behn Smith using subject line “COVID CALL” until this Friday at noon (September 17). Call in starting at 2:55pm (PDT) on Tuesday to 1-877-353-9184 (participant code: 22920#).