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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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Thank you to Members Wendy Duke and Shari Linde – WorkSafe BC rate increase

Dear Speech and Hearing BC members, By now you are all aware that WorkSafe BC has increased their reimbursement rate for speech-language pathology services to $160.00/hour effective July 1, 2019. This came about due to the dedicated work and perseverance of Speech and Hearing BC members Wendy Duke and Shari Linde. Wendy and Shari independently…
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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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2019 Speech and Hearing BC Conference

Registration is now live for the 2019 Speech and Hearing BC Conference. Visit our conference platform for all your information needs.
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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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