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

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.

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May 18, 2011
CLBC's funding crisis was reported on last night's Global newscast (May 17) and continued to be discussed in the Legislature yesterday, May 17, 2011....
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May 12, 2011
Effective communication with people with disabilities begins with an evaluation of attitude, power and prejudice. This session will have the participants examine the role that power plays in their interactions with those with disabilities......
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May 10, 2011
The BC Association for Community Living (BCACL) has been flooded with calls and emails from families and individuals who either want to tell their story or want to help put pressure on the Minister and Premier to invest in people with disabilities and their families....
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May 5, 2011
On April 27, 2011, BCACL wrapped up The Road to Inclusion: One Conversation at a Time and we would like to thank-you for the integral role you played in this cross provincial tour and conversation....
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May 4, 2011
BCACL Executive Director Faith Bodnar has written to the Minister of Social Development, Hon. Harry Bloy, in response to his comments in the Legislature today (May 3, 2011)....
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May 2, 2011
STEPS Forward BC Initiative for Inclusive Post-Secondary Education (www.steps-forward.org) has agreements with several Universities and Colleges to support students with special needs to attend as auditing students. ...
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April 29, 2011
The BC Self Advocacy Caucus (a group of 14 self advocate leaders from all regions of the province) is holding its elections on June 17. Nominations are now open. ...
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April 28, 2011
Minister of Social Development Harry Bloy was questioned in the Legislature yesterday about his government’s insufficient funding of supports and services for people with disabilities and their families....
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April 20, 2011
The BC Association for Community Living was shocked that the Province chose to print two articles that aggressively targeted students with special needs....
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Income Security
April 14, 2011
The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities publishes help sheets on disability programs and benefits in B.C. the recently published a new sheet (#15) for people with disabilities on the Reserve....
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