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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.

Our new report shows the continued systemic use of restraint and seclusion in BC schools. Read more.

What's New in Income Security

February 15, 2016
The Government of B.C. announced yesterday changes that will streamline the benefit application process for certain groups of people with disabilities. Inclusion BC welcomes this news, which will improve the experience of many families supporting a youth with a developmental disability....
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November 5, 2015
The Government of B.C. announced today an increase in the amount of assets that people receiving disability assistance may hold without losing eligibility for assistance....
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October 28, 2015
Inclusion BC submitted the Consultation and Recommendations for the 2016 BC Budget to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services to make the case to raise disability assistance rates in next year's provincial budget. ...
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August 26, 2015
As we celebrate our 60th anniversary year and Community Inclusion Month in October, all Inclusion BC members are invited to attend our Federation Summit on October 3 in Burnaby. ...
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October 22, 2014
On Friday, October 17, 2014, Inclusion BC submitted the written segment of our presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services for input towards the provincial budget 2015 consultation....
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March 21, 2014
Registration is now open for Inclusion BC's 2014 Conference, Tides of Change: Justice, Diversity and Inclusion for All! It will take place June 11-14 in Nanaimo, BC....
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December 10, 2013
Inclusion BC will host its 2014 conference, “Tides of Change: Justice, Diversity and Inclusion for All” in Nanaimo, BC, on June 11-14, 2014. ...
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September 18, 2013
A new report by lawyer Joan Rush, "Help! Teeth Hurt," outlines the government's responsibility to provide timely access to dental care for adults with developmental disabilities....
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Income Security
September 5, 2013
The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities (BCCPD), CMHA-BC Division, Inclusion BC and SPARC BC are working with the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation to facilitate the development of community based demonstration projects....
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July 8, 2013
The British Columbia provincial government announced that there is a new simplified application process for young people with developmental disabilities who are applying for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) assistance, effective Monday, July 8, 2013....
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