Diversity

Relay Excited for the Relay for Life!

  Contributed by Gabriela Torres  Every year, community members around the world gather to fight against cancer by taking part in the Relay for Life – a fundraising event...

The Jake Report – Stage Door Theatre Troupe’s “Where’s Frank?”

During a cocktail party at the wealthy Hedgeworthys celebrants discover one of their own has been inexplicably incapacitated. Was it an accident? Was it murder? And what is that...

How Do You See Me?

March 21, 2016 marks World Down Syndrome day worldwide, a day to raise public awareness of Down Syndrome, a congenital disorder caused by having an extra 21st chromosome. Each...

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Each year on March 8th we celebrate International Women’s Day – a global day when we honour the economic, political and social achievements of all women. Today we will...

Shift the Script – Putting the “In” into “Inclusive Advertising”

This past November, we teamed with Flipside Creative to host our first Idea Jam, Shift the Script! Creatives from the advertising, marketing and film sectors, as well as actors,...

The Jake Report – Community Connections

Jake visits Alternative Creations Studio during the Eastside Culture Crawl, where he meets up John Woods of Building Caring Communities and Sarah Peacock, Art Facilitator with ‘ Alternative Creations...

Largest Art Show & Sale to Date!

Contributed by: Stefanie Costales, Special Projects Worker posAbilities hosted its 11th annual INCLUSION Art Show and Sale on October 28th and 29th this year at Heritage Hall. The two...

Diversity at Work Changes Lives

September is Disability Employment Awareness Month in BC and posAbilities Employment Service (PES) is thrilled to have honoured three local businesses through our Believe, Engage and Inspire Awards of...

Connecting with the Community – One Fun Fair at a Time

Contributed by: Stefanie Costales, Special Projects Worker & Hilary Kariotis, Event Volunteer By 12 noon on Tuesday, September 1st, signs had been posted, games set up, tents erected and...

Want to diversify your workforce? Help is here!

Contributed by: Foye Hatton – Assistant Manager, Employment Service The movement for diversified workplaces is growing and month-by-month, increasing numbers of people with a wide range of diverse abilities...

The Jake Report – Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture at the Queer Arts Festival

In this video, Jake chats with Emma Kivisild (a.k.a. Lizard Jones) who is the Artistic Director at Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture. Emma talks about her performance art “Kiss...

Vibrant Summer for Employment Service!

Contributed by: Joanne Chong and Cheryl Kwan, Special Projects Workers Summer has officially arrived, the hot weather has kicked in and our Employment Service team is excited for a...

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