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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.

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!

What's New in All

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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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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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
To highlight National Inclusive Education Week (February 15 - 22), and to bring attention to the many positive examples of inclusive classrooms and schools across the country,......
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