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Important Change For Live In Caregivers

News Release – Minister Kenney announces important change for live-in caregivers

Ottawa, December 15, 2011 — Live-in caregivers will be able to get open work permits about 18 months sooner, thanks to a processing change announced today by Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney. “Too many live-in caregivers have completed their work obligations but must...
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Upcoming Dementia Education for November and December

A.S.B.C. Vancouver Resource Centre Education Sessions:

  Saturday, November 19 and 26             12:30 – 4:30 p.m. This free 2 session “Family Caregiver Series” is for family members or friends who are impacted by dementia.  This series helps family caregivers to understand Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias; learn strategies for managing changing communication and behaviors; and information for...
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Minimum Wage Increase Effective November 1, 2011

Minimum Wage Effective:  November 1, 2011 – April 30, 2012                                   $9.50/hr
Gross

 $           1,646.66

Minus

B. Employee`s Deductions

Tax

 $                92.54

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Caregiving

Tapestry foundation presents a Free Public presentation by Dr. Davidicus Wong, family Physcian on The Positive Potential of Care Giving Survivng,Thriving,and finding Meaning Friday October 21 2011 from 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. location:Norman Rothstein Theatre 940 West 41st Ave. Vancouver guest check in at 6:15 p.m. reserve your seat online at www.tapestryfoundation or call 604 877-8335...
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