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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.

 

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What's New in Disability Supports

December 12, 2011
The 2012 BCACL Conference Planning Committee is seeking submissions of artwork from artists who are self advocates. The theme of this year's conference is "Moving Forward: Steadfast and Strong”....
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December 9, 2011
Join BCACL and the Canadian Association for Community Living for a national forum on real homes and real choice for people with intellectual disabilities....
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December 1, 2011
BCACL will host its 2012 conference, "Moving Forward: Steadfast and Strong" in Penticton, British Columbia on May 30-June 2, 2012. We are now accepting workshop proposals. The deadline for proposals is January 20, 2012....
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November 18, 2011
In the face of mounting pressure from families, community organizations, media and public, Community Living BC (CLBC), the provincial crown agency that funds services for people with developmental disabilities, has issued an interim report at the request of the Minister of Social Development....
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November 18, 2011
The Standing Committee on Finance released its budget 2012 consultation report. It recommends a financial investment into CLBC and the quick completion of a review. Recommendations also related to the new employment model and improvements to the transition process for youth leaving high school....
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November 17, 2011
The BC Association for Community Living has issued a press release in response to recent comments made by the Minister of Social Development about calls received by the new Client Support Team....
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November 16, 2011
BCACL Executive Director Faith Bodnar has written a letter to the editor regarding the important role of families in driving change and bringing the community living crisis to public attention...
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November 15, 2011
As the media continues to cover the issues facing people with developmental disabilities and their families, many people are confusing BCACL with the provincial funding body, Community Living BC (CLBC). ...
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October 25, 2011
The Government of Canada is asking for public feedback on the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) to see if it is meeting the needs of Canadians with disabilities and their families....
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