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BC Disability Benefits Help Sheet: Appealing Denial of the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Benefit: The Reconsideration Request

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD)
Sponsor: 
Legal Services Society of BC; Human Resource Development Canada: Homelessness Partnering Strategy; H
Date: 
2007
Pages: 
4
Collections: 
Summary: 
The document is a help sheet produced by the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities that explains how to appeal a denial of the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) benefit. The document provides step by step instructions on how to apply for a Request for Reconsideration.
Keywords: 
advocacy; BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD); benefits; disability; disability advocacy; disability benefits; disability issues; income assistance

BC Disability Benefits Help Sheet: Checklist for the Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Benefit

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD)
Sponsor: 
Legal Services Society of BC; Human Resource Development Canada: Homelessness Partnering Strategy; H
Date: 
2007
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
The document is a help sheet prepared by the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities to provide information on different programs and benefits available for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) through the Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance (MEIA).
Keywords: 
advocacy; BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD); benefits; disability; disability advocacy; disability benefits; disability issues; income assistance

BC Disability Benefits Help Sheet: The Persons with Disabilities (PWD) Application

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD)
Sponsor: 
Legal Services Society of BC; Human Resource Development Canada: Homelessness Partnering Strategy; H
Date: 
2007
Pages: 
12
Collections: 
Summary: 
The document is a help sheet prepared by the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities to provide information on how to complete the Ministry of Employment and Income Assistance's (MEIA) designation application form. The document includes a description of how to fill out the form; frequently asked questions; form letters for doctors and assessors; and a checklist of daily activities to help identify the sorts of limitations the Ministry thinks are important.
Keywords: 
advocacy; BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD); benefits; disability; disability advocacy; disability benefits; disability issues; income assistance

HIV Transmission: Guidelines for Assessing Risk - A Resource for Educators, Counsellors and Health Care Providers

Publication type: 
Training / Education Manual
Agency: 
Canadian AIDS Society
Series: 
5th Edition
Date: 
2005
Pages: 
72
Collections: 
Summary: 
The document is the fifth edition of a resource produced by the Canadian AIDS Society to provide individuals, educators, and health care providers with current information on assessing the risks of both HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) transmission. The guide includes: a quick reference section; background on the context and definitions for risk assessment and reduction; social aspects of HIV transmission like poverty, prisons, and substance abuse; specific transmission risk factors like sexual activities, drug use, other activities involving needles, mother-to-child transmission, and a section addressing less common factors. The authors also identify distinctions between HIV and HCV and include an appendix with suggestions for future readings.
Keywords: 
Canadian AIDS Society; harm reduction; hepatitis C; HCV; HIV; risk; risk behaviour; sexual behaviour; substance use

Come Meet the Challenge! Physical Activity and Nutrition Initiatives in Aboriginal Communities

Publication type: 
Training / Education Manual
Agency: 
National Indian and Inuit Community Health Representatives Organization
Date: 
2006
Pages: 
127
Collections: 
Summary: 
The resource guide is organized into six sections that provide information about physical activity and nutrition for Aboriginal communities. The introduction provides an historical overview of the impact of colonization; Section 1 includes facts about physical activity and healthy eating; Section 2 identifies and addresses barriers to healthy eating and physical activity; Section 3 explains how to develop a successful program; Section 4 provides different examples of successful programs; Section 5 lists resources relevant to different groups; and Section 6 provides contact information for resources by provinces.
Keywords: 
aboriginal; aboriginal health; colonialism; First Nations; health; National Indian and Inuit Community Health Representatives Organization; native; nutrition; physical activity; programs

Women Who Inject Drugs, Who We Are: The View From Here

Publication type: 
Research Paper / Project Report
Agency: 
AIDS Programs South Saskatchewan (APSS)
Sponsor: 
Government of Canada's Urban Aboriginal Strategy
Date: 
2007
Pages: 
69
Collections: 
Summary: 
The document conveys the findings of the APSS's work to develop a Drug Sensitivity Training Kit and Drug Sensitivity Workshop. The focus is on women's experience of injection drug use with the goal of improving services in the province of Saskatchewan. The document includes service providers perceptions; women's perspectives; an analysis of the question sheets collected at focus groups; five recommendations; and a review of the literature.
Keywords: 
AIDS Programs South Saskatchewan (APSS); drug use; harm reduction; injection drug use; IDU; Saskatchewan; women

AIDS Program South Saskatchewan Needle and Syringe Program: A Community Approach

Publication type: 
Research Paper / Project Report
Agency: 
AIDS Programs South Saskatchewan (APSS)
Date: 
2007
Pages: 
52
Collections: 
Summary: 
The document outlines the background, mission and vision, and best practice recommendations of the Needle and Syringe Program run by AIDS Program South Saskatchewan since 1992.
Keywords: 
AIDS Programs South Saskatchewan (APSS); best practices; harm reduction; injection drug use; IDU; needle exchange program; Saskatchewan; syringe exchange program

Crime Free Multi-Housing Program Backgrounder and Information Sheet (2008)

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
B.C. Crime Prevention Association
Date: 
2008
Pages: 
4
Collections: 
Summary: 
A detailed information sheet describing the Crime Free Multi-Housing Program, a program that coordinates property owners and managers with police to keep illegal activity away from rental properties.
Keywords: 
B.C. Crime Prevention Association; British Columbia; crime; housing; police; program; property; rental property

Consequences of Drug Prohibition

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Vancouver Coastal Health
Date: 
2004
Pages: 
6
Collections: 
Summary: 
The document is a fact sheet that lists the social; individual; health; family; police and health services; economic; political; and drug availability consequences of the "war on drugs" in a Canadian context. The author also includes a list of over fifty references related to the subject.
Keywords: 
addiction; Canada; drugs; drug laws; drug law reform; drug legalization; drug market; harm reduction

Questions and answers on the issue of a regulated market for all currently illegal drugs

Publication type: 
Brochure / Leaflet / Pamphlet / Information Sheet
Agency: 
Vancouver Coastal Health
Date: 
2005
Pages: 
4
Collections: 
Summary: 
The author uses a question and answer format to argue for market regulations to control all currently illegal drugs within a Canadian context. The document includes information about the current Canadian system; addresses concerns about regulating illegal drugs; and posits regulating the market as a means to harm reduction, public health and increasing social connections.
Keywords: 
addiction; Canada; drugs; drug laws; drug law reform; drug legalization; drug market; harm reduction

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