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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 Inclusive Education

December 7, 2010
The Disability Advisory Committee of the Community Legal Assistance Society (of which BCACL is a member) hosted a community forum titled "Honouring the Convention: A Call to Action in B.C." on December 10, 2010, the International Day of Human Rights....
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December 3, 2010
Today, on the the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Canadian Association for Community Living released its annual National Report Card on the Inclusion of People with Intellectual Disabilities....
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October 27, 2010
BCACL has submitted a written report to the Select Standing Committee on Finance as part of the provincial pre-budget consultation process. ...
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September 16, 2010
BCACL Board members and parents Annette Delaplace, Leila Rahemtulla and Tim Stainton presented to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services yesterday afternoon as part of the provincial government's pre-budget consultations....
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September 16, 2010
See what's happening in your community by visiting BCACL's new and improved community calendar. ...
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September 13, 2010
The provincial government is asking for public input as it forms its 2011 budget. Members of the public can now register to present to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services. Meetings are held across the province....
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September 2, 2010
The deadline to register and receive the special discounted early bird rate for the 2010 National Family Conference, "Families, a Journey of Generations Moving Mountains" in Whistler is Friday September 10, 2010. Register now and save!...
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July 20, 2010
BCACL Executive Director Faith Bodnar has written a letter to the editor of the Vancouver Sun in response to Michael Zwaagstra's July 14 letter. ...
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July 12, 2010
Dr. Gordon Porter, a long-time advocate for inclusive education in Canada, has been named to the Order of Canada....
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July 8, 2010
Educators across B.C. and Canada are invited to take advantage of an entire day dedicated to inclusive education at our 2010 National Family Conference in Whistler on October 22-24, 2010. ...
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