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Save the Date: posAbilities INCLUSION Art Show | October 23, 2014

Showcase preceding the main event aimed at building a more inclusive arts community. Preparations for posAbilities‘ annual art show are in full swing and given that this is our 10th...

Job Seekers, Employers and Educators Benefit From New Website

The posAbilities Employment Service website was launched on March 31 due to a growing demand for effective employment services from job seekers with diverse abilities. The interactive site www.PESworks.ca,...

Four orgs partner to scale promising efforts that build social capital

McConnell Foundation grant highlights effort’s possibilities By Michelle Strutzenberger Four organizations working with people who have a disability have united to intentionally create and scale efforts to build social capital in...

VIFF director Alan Franey shares insights on disability portrayal in films

Spotlight Jake interviews veteran film festival director By Michelle Strutzenberger As the father of a child who has a hearing impairment, Alan Franey says he’s tried to see as many films...

Q and A with inclusive hiring champion Mark Wafer

Tim Hortons owner to share his story at B.C. event Oct. 2 By Michelle Strutzenberger Having employed more than 80 people who have a disability over the last 17 years, Tim...

Mark Wafer says inclusive hiring has been integral to financial success

Mark Wafer says inclusive hiring has been integral to financial success By Michelle Strutzenberger Shortly after opening his first Tim Hortons location in Ontario in 1995, Mark Wafer hired his first...

Laurel lights up new website

PosAbilities gears up for parenting programs, autism walk By Natalie Hamilton It’s an exciting fall for Laurel Behaviour Support Services (LBSS). LBSS is unveiling a new website, preparing for a series...

Lights, camera, action on ‘Spotlight Jake’

PosAbilities introduces arts correspondent extraordinaire By Natalie Hamilton He’s gregarious, energetic and a loveable movie nerd. Additionally describing himself as a gung-ho thespian, meet Jake Anthony, also known as “Spotlight Jake.” Jake...

Aaron Johannes ‘really deserves’ heroes award

Gather April 5 for award reception, film screening By Natalie Hamilton Around the Spectrum Society, Aaron Johannes is affectionately known as “Dad.” ...

Rainbow Discovery Alliance provides space for people who are LGBT

Network hosts ‘Spring Fling’ social March 13 By Natalie Hamilton About 20 years ago while participating in Pride activities in Toronto, Sterling James saw something he didn’t like that has motivated...

Can You Dig It! partners with Stage Door to create gardening videos

Preparing for fundraiser involving West Coast Seeds By Natalie Hamilton From planting to watering to thinning a garden, Can You Dig It is providing gardening tips in an engaging way through...

PosAbilities supports opening of new Quest community training kitchen

Organization honoured at Quest Partner Appreciation Event By Camille Jensen A large-scale commercial kitchen donated by posAbilities is helping Vancouver nonprofit Quest Food Exchange fulfil its vision to educate people around...

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