Re Bill 103 – The Accessible Saskatchewan Act Members of Barrier Free Saskatchewan (BFSK) engaged in a thorough examination of the current Bill 103 – The Accessible Saskatchewan Act. We are respectfully submitting our recommendations for change within the act (attached to this letter). BFSK recommendations are bolded, numbered, and italicized. Furthermore, Barrier Free SaskatchewanContinue reading Reply Bill 103 – The Accessible Saskatchewan Act
Brenda Edel, Barrier Free Saskatchewan Vice President was asked to be one of three individuals with diverse accessibility and inclusion experiences and expertise to assist in the NEADS Scholarship interview and determining the scholarship applicants qualifications. Brenda Edel was one of three Student Awards Selection Committee members to review 262 English applications for the 2022Continue reading NEADS SUPPORT LETTER 2022
Good afternoon, We hope that you and your staff are doing well! As you may be aware, Meara Conway, the official disability and social services critic, has been collecting thousands of signatures calling the provincial government to raise Saskatchewan Assured Income Disability (SAID) rates. The Sask Party government’s failure to increase SAID ratesContinue reading SIGN THE SAID PETITION & INVITATION TO LAUNCH
December 29, 2022 Dear Unifor Prairie Regional Council Executive: Barrier Free Saskatchewan (BFSK) thanks you for your generous $5000 donation which will assist us as we move forward with ongoing accessible work especially for the inclusion of the blind and deaf community. Monies will be used for the cost of ASL interpreters and materials inContinue reading Thank You to Unifor
Medical Triage in Saskatchewan January 4, 2022 There are 4 stages of medical triage to be considered. Saskatchewan is now in the 2nd stage. The segments I took from the Saskatchewan Health Authority’s website seem to address some concerns.. SOURCE FOR INFO BELOW: The Saskatchewan Critical Care Resource Allocation Framework.pdf (saskhealthauthority.ca) Clinical Frailty Scale ScoreContinue reading Medical Triage in Saskatchewan January 4, 2022
February 8, 2022 Saskatchewan Medical Association 201-2174 Airport Drive Saskatoon, SK S7L 6M6 Barrier Free Saskatchewan and the North Saskatchewan Independent Living Centre Inc. (NSILC) are non-profit organizations that advocate for and provide education and resources, to remove barriers in the lives of individuals with disabilities. During a public RDSP presentation hosted by NSILC, informationContinue reading costs for Disability Tax Credit forms costing individuals money to get filled out by their doctors.
Regina woman frustrated after wheelchair rental rejected Jeremy Simes 2022-01-21Like12 Comments|13 Alberta’s top court dismisses challenge of ID requirement at drug-use sitesOklahoma earthquake rattles residents up in Kansas After being told she couldn’t rent a wheelchair and walker for her mom, Michelle Riche says the family had no choice but to pay up and purchase theContinue reading Regina woman frustrated after wheelchair rental rejected