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

 

Missed the Festival? View a selection of the films on the NFB Playlist!

A year long celebration including marches, parties, workshops, grants and film making. Join the conversation at disabilitypride.ca

What's New in All

Income Security
November 18, 2010
Conservative MPs approved a report that recommends a national poverty reduction strategy that would address the poverty experienced by people with disabilities. Recommendations address issues such as the Disability Tax Credit, the Opportunities Fund and Labour Market Agreement allocations....
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Employment
November 3, 2010
This past year self advocates across B.C. led ground-breaking projects in their home communities. ...
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October 31, 2010
The Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services issued its report on the Budget 2011 Consultations. The Committee recommended that Government invest in programs and services for children and youth with special needs and adults with developmental disabilities....
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Employment
October 27, 2010
The Ministry of Social Development's Employment and Labour Market Services Division is proposing dramatic changes to their employment services in a Business Transformation project that will mean one-stop employment service centres for all British Columbians. ...
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October 27, 2010
BCACL has submitted a written report to the Select Standing Committee on Finance as part of the provincial pre-budget consultation process. ...
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October 27, 2010
"Coming Together to Create Change" is a national family leadership newsletter produced by the Canadian Association for Community Living (www.cacl.ca)....
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October 13, 2010
BCACL is excited to join Family Focus Society and the Canadian Association for Community Living to host a national family conference, "Families, a Journey of Generations Moving Mountains" in Whistler, B.C. on October 22 -24, 2010. ...
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October 1, 2010
Join us in celebrating Canada's ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities as the theme for Community Living Month. ...
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Employment
September 23, 2010
Earlier this year Community Living BC provided funding to service providers and organizations across B.C. to develop resources to advance the employment of person with developmental disabilities in British Columbia and to increase the sustainability of employment services....
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September 16, 2010
BCACL Board members and parents Annette Delaplace, Leila Rahemtulla and Tim Stainton presented to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services yesterday afternoon as part of the provincial government's pre-budget consultations....
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