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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.

What's New in All

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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March 31, 2010
We are now accepting nominations from self advocates across B.C. for the BC Self Advocacy Caucus....
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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 2, 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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