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What's New in Supports to Children and Families

November 17, 2011
The BC Association for Community Living has issued a press release in response to recent comments made by the Minister of Social Development about calls received by the new Client Support Team....
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November 16, 2011
BCACL Executive Director Faith Bodnar has written a letter to the editor regarding the important role of families in driving change and bringing the community living crisis to public attention...
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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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November 10, 2011
Community Living BC (CLBC) has launched a new website on Internet safety for adults with developmental disabilities. The site includes tips, games and a blog....
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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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October 21, 2011
The Minister of Social Development Stephanie Cadieux has announced a “client support team” that would “assist individuals and families concerned about services provided by CLBC.” ...
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October 15, 2011
CLBC's Board of Directors issued a statement yesterday evening announcing that Rick Mowles, CEO of CLBC, was stepping down immediately. ...
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October 5, 2011
BCACL has written to the new Minister of Social Development, Hon. Stephanie Cadieux, calling for an external review of Community Living BC (CLBC) and an immediate moratorium on service redesign. ...
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September 26, 2011
Premier Christy Clark announced changes to the B.C. Cabinet today, replacing Minister of Social Development Harry Bloy with Stephanie Cadeaux....
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September 23, 2011
BCACL is thrilled to have world-renowned community engagement facilitator Peter Block host a full day interactive workshop on Oct. 6. Learn how to engage our increasingly diverse communities by convening authentic conversations and choosing questions over answers....
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