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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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Employment
June 8, 2010
The Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE) is seeking workshops for its 2011 Conference - Shifting the Balance - to be held in Halifax, NS June 7-9, 2011. ...
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Employment
June 4, 2010
The National Action Committee on Disability Supports, Income and Employment has identified the need to develop and promote nationally the concept of an ‘ideal framework’ for enhancing employment outcomes for people who have an intellectual disability....
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May 27, 2010
People with developmental disabilities across BC have been granted funding to lead groundbreaking community development projects in their communities....
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May 19, 2010
BCACL Executive Director Faith Bodnar (photo right) and Board Member Kathleen O'Hanley (photo left) presented one of two 2010 National Inclusive Education awards to educator Beth Sparks yesterday. ...
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May 11, 2010
Information meetings for past residents of Woodlands are being held throughout the Lower Mainland of BC....
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Income Security
May 7, 2010
The provincial government announced on March 4th cuts to B.C.’s income assistance program....
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Employment
April 26, 2010
Registration is now open for "Beyond Retention: Helping the New Employee Shine on the Job." BCACL's Employment Initiative is proud to host Denise Bissonnette for a full day session on June 17th, 2010 in Vancouver....
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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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