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Transportation Support/BC Bus Pass for people receiving disability assistance

Beginning September 1, 2016, people receiving disability assistance who have the Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) designation will receive a $25 rate increase and a Transportation Support Allowance. You can receive the Transportation Support Allowance either as a bus pass or as $52 added to your monthly payment. The ministry has eliminated the annual $45 BC Bus Pass administration fee and the annual renewal process for people receiving disability assistance who have the Persons with Disabilities designation. The BC Bus Pass is a Compass Card. It is valid for travel anywhere within the TransLink and BC Transit service areas. It cannot be used on HandyDart. If you have a bus pass: You will have the choice to keep your bus pass OR receive your Transportation Support Allowance in the form of $52 added to your PWD payment. The bus pass you hold will no longer have an expiry date of December 31, 2016. At any time, you can decide to contact the ministry and cancel your BC Bus Pass and instead receive your $52 Transportation Support Allowance on your next assistance payment. If you cancel your bus pass, you can still change your mind at a later date and ask for…

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Woman to Warrior Fundraiser for Easter Seals

Integra’s super women are collecting donations for this fundraiser.  The goal is to raise $1800 by August 27th! Each donation will receive a tax receipt; any donations made over $10 will have their name placed in a draw for their chance to win a prize basket with? 4, 1/2 roasted chicken dinners at Swiss Chalet & a bottle of wine or, 2 Cineplex movie passes with beer donated from Moon Under Water or, Bow-Mel Chrysler Dodge Jeep Basket:  $150 gift certificate (for a car detail), a hat, toque, small cooler, car wash solution, and travel mug! Please contact Sari Ringma at ringma@telus.net if you would like to support this cause.

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