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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.

From December 1-3, we're celebrating the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Film festivals will be held in 5 locations across BC. Stay tuned for details!

What's New in All

February 18, 2009
The BC Association for Community Living (BCACL) applauds the Government of BC for investing in the lives of people with developmental disabilities....
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February 9, 2009
RBC has announced that it will be offering a Registered Disability Savings Product (RDSP) effective February 16, 2009. ...
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November 8, 2008
As you may know, The Registered Disability Savings Plan became law on December 14, 2007 and will become available at financial institutions in late 2008. ...
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October 27, 2008
Advocates from the Saskatchewan Association for Community Living (SACL) celebrated on October 23 as the Government of Saskatchewan announced a $76.9 million investment to eliminate waitlists for residential, day and specialized programs for people with developmental disabilities in Saskatchewan. ...
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October 24, 2008
On Friday, October 24, 2008, BCACL submitted the written segment of our presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Relations for input towards the provincial budget 2009 consultation. ...
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September 25, 2008
BCACL strongly urges the Federal Government to help promote and protect the principles of dignity and justice for all persons around the world, by supporting the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), before October 3, 2008....
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September 15, 2008
On Friday, the Campbell government announced a forecasted budget surplus of $1 billion - $970 million more than what was forecast and one that is predicted to double by the end of this fiscal year. ...
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August 14, 2008
The BC Association for Community Living (BCACL) joins its national partners, the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) and People First of Canada, in denouncing the film Tropic Thunder ...
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July 23, 2008
Faced with a second petition filed by the Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) on behalf of a youth who did not meet CLBC's eligibility criteria based on I.Q., the Provincial Government has changed the regulations guiding the Community Living Authority Act... ...
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June 24, 2008
Premier Gordon Campbell announced changes in the provincial cabinet on Monday, June 23, 2008. Responsibility for children and youth with special needs has been shifted from Community Living BC to the Ministry of Children and Family Development....
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