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

From December 1-3, we're celebrating the UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Film festivals will be held in 5 locations across BC. Stay tuned for details!

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.

News Releases

Thursday, February 16, 2017
A new analysis of Education Ministry data shows an explosion in the number of students with special needs whose families are paying privately for education, often as the last resort due to inadequate support for inclusion at local public schools.
Monday, November 14, 2016
In a landmark Nov. 10 decision, Canada's Supreme Court ended a 14-year fight between BC's government and its teachers over contract provisions governing class size and composition. During that time, a generation of students with special needs paid a high cost as supports and inclusion were steadily eroded. Now Inclusion BC urges all parties to urgently address how public schools will meet their obligations to offer inclusive education for all and restore lost access and supports for students with special needs.
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Friends: Below, please see a press release issued June 27, 2016 by Inclusion BC and a group of stakeholders.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
A Press Conference with the organizations represented and people who lived on PWD will be held on Wednesday May 18, 2016 at 9:00 am.
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Inclusion BC is proud to present Inclusion Education Awards to two educators who have gone above and beyond what is expected of them to provide a welcoming and inclusive learning experience for all students.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Faith Bodnar, Opinion Editorial in Vancouver Sun, March 21, 2016
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Inclusion BC is gearing up to welcome over 700 delegates to Vancouver, bringing an impressive lineup of 50 workshops and 11 keynote plenaries, including poet Shane Koyzan, CTV host and parent Tamara Taggart and documentary filmmaker Dan Habib.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Frank J. Mitchell Elementary School in Sparwood will be receiving a National Inclusive Education Award from the Canadian Association for Community Living and Inclusion BC.
Monday, May 26, 2014
The ongoing labour dispute between the BC Teacher’s Federation and the Provincial Government, including rotating strikes by teachers and the recent lock out announced by the government, creates turmoil for parents of children with special needs.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Dale Jarvis awarded National Inclusive Education Award for her leadership in ensuring that all students are engaged learners and contributors to their school community.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Laurie Meston awarded National Inclusive Education Award for being a champion of inclusive education in the Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows school district.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The murder-suicide of Prince Rupert residents Angie Robinson and her son Robert, who had autism, is a tragedy beyond comprehension.
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Inclusion BC is deeply concerned about the private member’s bill being introduced in Parliament by Steven Fletcher, a Conservative MP from Manitoba, which seeks to legalize assisted suicide in Canada.
Friday, February 7, 2014
Inclusion BC remains deeply concerned about the future of people with disabilities at George Pearson Centre following Vancouver City Council’s February 5 adoption of the Pearson Dogwood Redevelopment Policy Statement.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Inclusion BC and FSI release new report revealing prevalence of restraint and seclusion in BC schools