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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!

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.

What's New in Disability Supports

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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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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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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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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November 2, 2009
BCACL is tracking developments with regards to the H1N1 flu pandemic to ensure that everyone who needs treatment gets treatment. The Canadian Association for Community Living recently passed a resolution at its 2009 AGM regarding H1N1 pandemic planning and people with developmental disabilities...
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October 1, 2009
The BC Association for Community Living is outraged at the BC Government's recent decision to eliminate the Provincial Advisor Offices of the Infant Development Program, Aboriginal Infant Development Program and the Supported Child Development Program....
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September 28, 2009
BCACL presented its budget priorities to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services on Monday, September 28. ...
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September 3, 2009
After weeks of uncertainty, the provincial government has decided to honour three-year gaming grant commitments....
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September 1, 2009
BCACL is reassured that the provincial government has "reconfirmed” in their September 1, 2009 budget update that funding from the February 2009 budget for programs and services for ...
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