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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.

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

 

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

What's New in Income Security

April 12, 2011
BCACL representatives recently met with the new Minister of Social Development, Harry Bloy and Deputy Minister Mark Sieben on April 4, 2011 to discuss urgent issues affecting people with developmental disabilities and their families. ...
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January 14, 2011
Thank you to all of the 457 family members and individuals who filled out our "Count me in" survey. ...
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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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Income Security
November 18, 2010
Conservative MPs approved a report that recommends a national poverty reduction strategy that would address the poverty experienced by people with disabilities. Recommendations address issues such as the Disability Tax Credit, the Opportunities Fund and Labour Market Agreement allocations....
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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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