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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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February 24, 2010
In celebration of Inclusive Education Week (February 15 - 22), two awards have been announced in the areas of K-12 and post secondary education....
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February 15, 2010
Support Worker Central is an online database designed to match individuals, families and agencies with support workers in their communities....
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January 30, 2010
The Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion and familyWORKs have arranged for its members to be able to access the CBI Customized Employment Course online (family members only please)....
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Employment
January 4, 2010
n the spring of 2009, a unique opportunity for sharing, learning and networking occurred that allowed people from around the province to gather and share information, resources and ideas related to employment for people with disabilities....
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Income Security
December 31, 2009
The Standing Senate Committee on Social Affairs, Science and Technology has released its report of the Subcommittee on Cities. Click here for recommendations related to disability. ...
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December 9, 2009
BCACL is now accepting applications from self advocates or self advocacy groups for funding to do innovative work in their communities. ...
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December 9, 2009
BCACL has launched a petition to Premier Campbell urging his government to reverse recent changes made to the Community Living Authority Act that remove the legislated requirement that people with developmental disabilities and family members are guaranteed a place on the CLBC Board of Directors. ...
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Income Security
December 4, 2009
Marking the 20th anniversary of the 1989 unanimous resolution of of the House to eliminate poverty among Canadian children by the year 2000, the House of Commons acknowledged the failed motion and.....
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December 3, 2009
Today, on the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, the Canadian Association for Community Living released their stark 2009 report card on the Inclusion of Canadians with Intellectual Disabilities. ...
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November 25, 2009
The BC Association for Community Living (BCACL) has joined the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD) and the Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC) in calling for an immediate end to the HandyDART strike in Metro Vancouver. The strike has now lasted over four weeks....
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