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Speech and Hearing BC Voice at Budget 2020 Consultations

Finance Committee Budget Report and Recommendations Support Speech and Hearing BC Testimony This week, the B.C. Standing Committee on Finance issued its Report on the Budget 2020 Consultation, which included a list of recommendations to the government of British Columbia as it develops its forthcoming budget. The committee heard from hundreds of stakeholders across the…

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Congratulations to CAYA

The Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction recently announced $9.3 Million in funding for CAYA. Adults in BC with severe communication disabilities will be supported in living with independence and as full participants in their communities through funding for augmentative communication technology and professional support. Congratulations to CAYA and thank you to the Ministry…

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Call for Nominations – Speech and Hearing BC Awards

Speech and Hearing BC officially recognizes individuals who make significant contributions to the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology by bestowing the following awards. The recipients of the Association’s awards are honoured at our annual conference each year. Nominate a colleague or professional for one of our 4 awards. Deadline for application is August 15,…

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Presentations from FNHA Wellness Summit

The presentation notes are available from the First Nations Primary Care and Mental Health and Wellness Summit that took place from May 22-24, 2019. You can access the information here: http://www.fnha.ca/about/news-and-events/news/first-nations-primary-care-and-mental-health-and-wellness-summit.

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Professional Regulation in BC

On March 8, 2018 the Minister of Health (the Minister), the Honourable Adrian Dix, exercised his authority under the Health Professions Act (HPA) to initiate an inquiry into the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia (CDSBC). This resulted in a report, An Inquiry into the Performance of the College of Dental Surgeons of British…

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Select Standing Committee Presentations

Sherri K Zelazny, President, Speech and Hearing BC will be representing members at the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services Budget 2020 consultation on Friday June 21, 2019 in Surrey BC. Her 10 minute allocation will be directed towards the key advocacy strategies of Speech and Hearing BC under the umbrella of access…

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