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What's New in Disability Supports

July 12, 2011
BCACL Applauds New Westminster City Council for Respecting the Wishes of Former Residents of Woodlands by voting to demolish the last remaining structure from B.C.'s last major institution. BCACL issued the following press release in response to the news....
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June 28, 2011
Our 2010/2011 annual report is now available online. Take a look and see what we have been up to for the last year!...
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June 8, 2011
Service providers across B.C. are speaking out against the provincial Government's "aggressive attempts to cut spending." We applaud the CEO network for speaking out in support of community living. Read the article below....
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June 7, 2011
The Canadian Association for Community Living (our National counterpart) has responded to the Federal Budget. Highlights include enhanced support for families and caregivers and steps to improve labour market outcomes for people with developmental disabilities....
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May 19, 2011
A group of family members and representatives from the Community Living Action Group visited the Legislature yesterday to bring attention to Community Living BC's funding crisis. ...
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May 10, 2011
The BC Association for Community Living (BCACL) has been flooded with calls and emails from families and individuals who either want to tell their story or want to help put pressure on the Minister and Premier to invest in people with disabilities and their families....
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May 4, 2011
BCACL Executive Director Faith Bodnar has written to the Minister of Social Development, Hon. Harry Bloy, in response to his comments in the Legislature today (May 3, 2011)....
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April 28, 2011
Minister of Social Development Harry Bloy was questioned in the Legislature yesterday about his government’s insufficient funding of supports and services for people with disabilities and their families....
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April 14, 2011
Canadians will be going to the polls on May 2, 2011. This is a national election but it plays out in provinces, communities and neighbourhoods. Across B.C. and Canada, individuals and groups are working together to make disability an election issue. ...
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April 13, 2011
In an effort to have the voices of family members and persons with developmental disabilities inform our advocacy work, the BC Association for Community Living is embarking on a provincial "conversation tour."...
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