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Watch our 60th Anniversary video that honours and remembers the civil rights history of people with intellectual disabilities in BC. Read more about our history here.

Our new report shows the continued systemic use of restraint and seclusion in BC schools. Read more.

600 pieces of art donated for Reason to Care Art Re-Sale and Auction March 3

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Through the support and donations of community members and artists, the Reason to Care Art Re-Sale and Auction will open on March 3 with over 600 pieces of art!
Through the support and donations of community members and artists, the Reason to Care Art Re-Sale and Auction will open on March 3 with over 600 pieces of art!

BCACL Annual General Meeting 2011 and Workshop

Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 9:00am - Saturday, June 18, 2011 - 4:00pm
Richmond
Registration Links: Workshop: David Hingsburger, Communication – Who’s Listening?

2018 General Local Elections in BC

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October 20 is Municipal Election Day in BC, when voters will choose school trustees, mayors and councillors for their local communities. These elected leaders make important decisions that affect inclusion in our schools and local communities.
Elections are also a good time to talk to others about disability rights and inclusion, to help people understand why these things are important and to grow support for our movement. We can all help to advance inclusion through election activities:

Tracking exclusion: Incident report form

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BCEdAccess is tracking the exclusion of students with special needs in BC schools. This incident report form is for parents and guardians and is meant to be filled out each time a child has been excluded from school.
BCEdAccess, a parent education advocacy group, is tracking incidents of exclusion at BC schools. The group has created an incident report form for parents and guardians of students with special needs. The form is for the 2018/2019 school year.

Back To School 2018

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The beginning of a new school year is an exciting time, full of new promise and new challenges for students, families and educators.
The beginning of a new school year is an exciting time, full of new promise and new challenges for students, families and educators.

Job Posting: Inclusion BC Executive Director

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The Inclusion BC Board of Directors is now accepting applications for the position of Executive Director.
Inclusion BC recently said farewell to Executive Director Faith Bodnar in June of this year. The Inclusion BC Board of Directors is now accepting applications for the Executive Director position: http://inclusionbc.org/about-us/careers The deadline for applications is September 7th, 2018.

Letter to Prime Minister Trudeau: Deny Robert Latimer's Request for Pardon

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Inclusion BC has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to support the request made by the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) urging him and the Government of Canada to deny convicted murderer Robert Latimer's recent application for a pardon and ministerial review.
The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau Prime Minister of Canada 80 Wellington Street Ottawa Ontario K1A 0A2 23 July, 2018 Dear Prime Minister, Re: Convicted murderer Robert Latimer's recent application for a ministerial review and pardon

NEWS RELEASE: Historic Accessible Canada Act Tabled in Parliament

New Westminster, B.C., June 20, 2018 -The Accessible Canada Act was tabled today in Ottawa, marking an historic day for people with disabilities across Canada.

Inclusion BC Executive Director announces departure

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It is with sadness and gratitude that the Board of Directors announces Faith Bodnar’s departure as Executive Director of Inclusion BC, effective June 30, 2018.
Since 2009, Faith has played a critical role in the growth and success of the organization, and while we will miss her, we wish her the best of luck in her new endeavor as Executive Director of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Saskatoon Branch. We want to thank her for the 9 years of dedicated service which involved many significant accomplishments, some of which included:

Resolutions passed at Inclusion BC Annual General Meeting

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Five resolutions were passed at Inclusion BC's annual general meeting held on May 25, 2018 in Kelowna, BC.
2018 RESOLUTIONS Resolutions 1-5 were submitted and presented by the Inclusion BC Board of Directors. Resolution 1 – Changes required by the BC Society’s Act Supporting Statement The BC Society Act requires that all non-profit societies update their Constitution and Bylaw to be in compliance with changes to legislation. Resolution
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