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Watch our 60th Anniversary video that honours and remembers the civil rights history of people with developmental disabilities in BC. Read more about our history here.

What's New in Disability Supports

July 24, 2009
President Obama announced on July 25 that the United States of America will sign the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). ...
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July 9, 2009
Nidus Personal Planning and Resource Centre has responded to CBC news reports (July 9, 2009) of alleged abuse by British Columbia's Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT), writing that they are a strong reminder of the importance of planning and accessing community-based resources if challenges arise....
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June 8, 2009
The Vancouver Sun - June 18 edition - has printed a BCACL letter in response to their article titled "Women must now wait to 40 for publicly paid amnio test." ...
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February 24, 2009
The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) is the third national bank to announce that it will be offering RDSPs to Canadians across the country. ...
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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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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 23, 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 24, 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 13, 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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