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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 Supports to Children and Families

September 1, 2009
BCACL is reassured that the provincial government has "reconfirmed” in their September 1, 2009 budget update that funding from the February 2009 budget for programs and services for ...
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June 9, 2009
Beginning in the Fall of 2009, the Vancouver Foundation's Endowment 150 will provide a one-time contribution of $150 towards your Federal RDSP account....
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February 24, 2009
The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) is the third national bank to announce that it will be offering RDSPs to Canadians across the country. ...
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February 18, 2009
The BC Association for Community Living (BCACL) applauds the Government of BC for investing in the lives of people with developmental disabilities....
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February 9, 2009
RBC has announced that it will be offering a Registered Disability Savings Product (RDSP) effective February 16, 2009. ...
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November 8, 2008
As you may know, The Registered Disability Savings Plan became law on December 14, 2007 and will become available at financial institutions in late 2008. ...
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October 24, 2008
On Friday, October 24, 2008, BCACL submitted the written segment of our presentation to the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Relations for input towards the provincial budget 2009 consultation. ...
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September 15, 2008
On Friday, the Campbell government announced a forecasted budget surplus of $1 billion - $970 million more than what was forecast and one that is predicted to double by the end of this fiscal year. ...
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June 24, 2008
Premier Gordon Campbell announced changes in the provincial cabinet on Monday, June 23, 2008. Responsibility for children and youth with special needs has been shifted from Community Living BC to the Ministry of Children and Family Development....
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