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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

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.

What's New in All

April 21, 2010
Welcome to the new BCACL website! After several months of development, we are proud to release our long awaited new website. ...
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Employment
April 20, 2010
Community Living BC (CLBC), the crown agency responsible for delivering support and services to adults with developmental disabilities and their families in British Columbia, released its employment policy effective April 1, 2010....
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April 20, 2010
The final draw for the BCACL Right Stuff Lottery was held on Saturday, April 17. Congratulations to the three lucky winners who took home prizes of $50,000, $2500 and $1,000. ...
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April 13, 2010
Registration is now full for the International Forum on Legal Capacity and Supported Decision Making, being held here in Vancouver on April 15 and 16, 2010. ...
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March 30, 2010
We are now accepting nominations from self advocates across B.C. for the BC Self Advocacy Caucus....
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Employment
March 17, 2010
The Classroom and Community Supports Department at Douglas College is preparing a feasibility study for a new program (Employment Support Specialist). Douglas College would like to hear from as many folks who are interested and concerned with supporting people with disabilities in workforce. ...
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March 11, 2010
Canada ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities yesterday, marking a historic and profound moment in our country’s history. ...
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March 3, 2010
The provincial government tabled its 2010/11 – 2012/13 budget and fiscal plan yesterday, revealing flat-lined budgets to Community Living BC and the Ministry of Children and Families....
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Income Security
March 1, 2010
The C.D Howe Institute has released a policy brief by John Stapleton on the benefits of allowing Canadians who are receiving social assistance to accumulate savings....
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February 24, 2010
The Province of B.C. has negotiated a proposed settlement in a class action brought by former residents of Woodlands institution....
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