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Why Doesn’t Canada Have a Disabilities Act?

I am Able

It is 2018 and Canada has not yet implemented adequate protection and legislation for people with disabilities. When it comes to equality for all, Canada is falling far behind.

By: Jien Hilario 4853 reads | 0 comments
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How to Satisfy Your Inner Activist

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When people think about social justice, they think of things like protests or hunger strikes, but the options don’t end there.  These volunteer organizations can help you satisfy your inner activist.

 

 

By: Jien Hilario 3800 reads | 0 comments
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How Volunteering Can Help You: With Tony Botelho and Albert Fung

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Tony Botelho and Albert Fung of SFU’s Career and Volunteer Services explore the benefits of volunteering for students with and without disabilities.

By: Jien Hilario 4273 reads | 0 comments
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One-Step Start Up: SFU’s Solutions to Your Big Questions

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Ever had a business idea and thought it was worth a shot? These resources can help you transform your business idea into reality.

By: Samad Raza 4052 reads | 0 comments
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Getting Paid to Have Fun: The Best and Most Economical Way to Travel

Work Abroad

“Get paid to travel” seems like one of those weird internet scams that you probably shouldn’t click on. But as an au pair abroad, I wasn't paying for accommodation or food, I was meeting other young people, and I was receiving a weekly paycheque!

By: Teghan McDonald 4078 reads | 0 comments
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Comic Guide: 5 Tips to Prepare for Co-op

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Embarking on your first Co-op placement? Thinking of applying to the Co-op program? In this comic guide, Linnea offers five tips that will give you a fresh outlook on how to update your resume, build up the confidence to go on interviews, and set yourself up for success. You’ve got this! 

By: Linnea Vo 6911 reads | 0 comments
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Three Reasons Why I Volunteer

Volunteering

Ever wondered what there is to gain from volunteering? Check out my blog post and discover all that volunteering has to offer.

By: Julia C. Fernandes 4739 reads | 0 comments
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Are You Putting Your Best Foot Forward or in Your Mouth?

Co-op

If an employer you applied to never gets back to you, it’s easy to get down on yourself. We’ve all been there. Learn from my failures to put your best foot forward when applying for jobs. 

By: Haley Pihowich 4110 reads | 0 comments
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Don’t Think You Can Be a Role Model? Here Are 4 Things I Learned from Becoming a Volunteer Mentor: an Interview with Alex Hook

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Big Brothers of Greater Vancouver reached out to SFU student Alex Hook about his perspective on youth mentorship and the opportunity of being a role model. 

 
By: Wes Martin 4156 reads | 0 comments
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What’s in a Name? How I Came to Terms With Labelling Myself as a Person With a Disability

Advocacy

If you were to see me on campus, you wouldn’t know that I had a disability. I do not use a wheelchair nor do I have a seeing eye dog.  I have an invisible disability.

By: Jien Hilario 11555 reads | 0 comments
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