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8:00 am Disability Tax Credit Consultations

Starting this month, the CRA is holding in-person and online consultations, seeking the views of Canadians with disabilities and their supporting persons, promoters, tax professionals, qualified practitioners, and members from the general public. We are asking for your participation and feedback.

In-person consultations will be held in Halifax on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014. Have your say! Register here or call 1-800-959-8281.

Your participation will help the CRA:

  • • establish regulations setting the maximum fees allowable under the Act;
  • • identify individuals who may be exempt from the Act’s reporting requirements;
  • • simplify the Disability Tax Credit process; and
  • • clarify the steps Canadians need to take to apply for the credit.

You can participate online now! Find out more information at www.cra.gc.ca/dtcconsultations.

Location
Halifax, NS

10:00 am 2014 2014 International Day for Persons with Disabilities Ability Fair

Persons with Disabilities at Parks Canada Agency (PCA)is hosting an event on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, to celebrate the 2014 International Day for Persons with Disabilities. The Fair will be attended by employees from various federal departments and agencies in the Halifax/Dartmouth region. The employees will have an opportunity to browse and obtain information and tools to assist them in creating open, inclusive, accessible work environments that allow persons with disabilities to fully participate in day-to-day work life.

If you wish to participate as an exhibitor at the Ability Fair, please notify Sharon P. Morgan via email Sharonp.morgan@pc.gc.ca or via telephone at [902] 426-4139) by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 20, 2014.

Location
Admirals Room at the Four Points by Sheraton Halifax Hotel Conference Centre, Halifax, N.S.

3:00 pm Halifax Support Group for People Who Stutter

The Halifax Support Group for People Who Stutter takes place on the first and third Wednesdays of most months. Please contact the group’s facilitator, Alison Thompson, to find out about meeting location, and to ensure the group is meeting this month:

Email: alison.thompson@dal.ca

Phone: (902) 494-6421

Instructor
Allison Thompson

12:00 pm Implementing a patient satisfaction program

Susan Keane Baker, MHA will help you develop a patient satisfaction program that will improve patient retention, referrals and the personal rewards of working in health care.

In this 30-minute Practice Management Nugget Susan will give you practical tips, tools and resources on implementing a patient satisfaction program, including:

  • Managing patient expectations
  • Managing First Impressions
  • Responsive communication
  • Increasing patient trust and confidence.

For more information about this free webinar, please visit the website.

Location
Online

Instructor
Susan Keane Baker

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12:00 pm Practice Management Q&A with Jean Webinar

Have you ever said, “If only I had someone to ask…” Now you do!

Member directed access to the Practical Privacy Coach and Practice Management Mentor

send your questions about human resources issues, practice management best practices, procedures, resources, practical privacy tips and more – and Jean will respond during the webinar. Replays are available only to members. You don’t have to attend live but you don’t want to miss the opportunity to be part of the discussion!

For more information, please see the website

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3:00 pm Halifax Support Group for People Who Stutter

The Halifax Support Group for People Who Stutter takes place on the first and third Wednesdays of most months. Please contact the group’s facilitator, Alison Thompson, to find out about meeting location, and to ensure the group is meeting this month:

Email: alison.thompson@dal.ca

Phone: (902) 494-6421

Instructor
Allison Thompson

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