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A year long celebration including marches, parties, workshops, grants and film making. Join the conversation at disabilitypride.ca

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.

 

Missed the Festival? View a selection of the films on the NFB Playlist!

What's New in Income Security

June 11, 2012
BCACL has issued its 2011/2012 Annual Report. It has been a busy year!...
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February 21, 2012
BC's Minister of Finance announced the 2012 provincial budget today. The budget confirmed previous announcements of funding increase to CLBC, the Ministry of Social Development and to the Ministry of Education (classroom improvement fund). ...
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January 16, 2012
This article, written by Robin Loxton from the BC Coalition of People with Disabilities, goes over some important resources for people living on PWD benefits, including such as crisis and health benefits, advocacy tips and earnings exemptions. ...
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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 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 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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June 28, 2011
Our 2010/2011 annual report is now available online. Take a look and see what we have been up to for the last year!...
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April 14, 2011
The BC Coalition of People with Disabilities publishes help sheets on disability programs and benefits in B.C. the recently published a new sheet (#15) for people with disabilities on the Reserve....
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April 13, 2011
Canadians will be going to the polls on May 2, 2011. This is a national election but it plays out in provinces, communities and neighbourhoods. Across B.C. and Canada, individuals and groups are working together to make disability an election issue. ...
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