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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.

It's October: Join us

in celebrating

Community Inclusion

Month!

What's New in All

Employment
August 28, 2009
Minister of Housing and Social Development Rich Coleman announced funding today to eleven community-based service providers in BC to deliver employment services to people with specialized disabilities....
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August 20, 2009
The provincial government has lifted its funding freeze on lottery/gaming grants. While this is good news for those who are waiting for critical grants, we are concerned that this reprieve is temporary....
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August 18, 2009
The provincial government has frozen all lottery gaming grants pending a review of the entire program....
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Employment
July 31, 2009
Members of the North Central Municipal Association voted in favour of submitting five resolutions to the Union of BC Munipalities (UBCM) regarding employment and accessibility for people with disabilities....
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July 25, 2009
President Obama announced on July 25 that the United States of America will sign the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). ...
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July 10, 2009
Nidus Personal Planning and Resource Centre has responded to CBC news reports (July 9, 2009) of alleged abuse by British Columbia's Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT), writing that they are a strong reminder of the importance of planning and accessing community-based resources if challenges arise....
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June 9, 2009
The Vancouver Sun - June 18 edition - has printed a BCACL letter in response to their article titled "Women must now wait to 40 for publicly paid amnio test." ...
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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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Income Security
May 26, 2009
BCACL has created an Income Security background document to better assist our members, supporters and political candidates in making sure that income security for people with developmental disabilities is a priority in the 2009 BC election....
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