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INCLUSION Returns for its 13th Year

Art. It is both subjective and communal, soothing and invigorating. It evokes a range of different emotions. It is, of course, the focus of our annual INCLUSION Art Show...

Getting to Know Ourselves

Originally published on Kudoz’s website: http://kudoz.ca/blog/getting-to-know-ourselves “Hey, I’m __________, and I’m a _____________. “ Your answer may have rolled off your tongue. Or maybe, that second blank took a...

Taking a Look at the Buddy Club

Contributed by Connor Desharnais, Special Projects Worker What does it mean to be a buddy? The Buddy Club, through posAbilities’ Supported Living Network, is a way for people with...

Precious Early Years Daycare – Employer of the Month

Contributed by posAbilities Employment Service Congratulations to Precious Early Years Daycare for being our Employer of the Month! Precious Early Years is a childcare centre that promotes creativity, growth...

A Final Sayonara from our Summer Students

Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker Remember those four interns we welcomed from Simon Fraser University’s Co-Op program back in May? Well, another Co-Op term has come and...

Summing up our Summer Camps: July Session

Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker Poster visible in posAbilities Employment Services The first session of posAbilities’ Summer Camps went out with a bang! These past two weeks...

Diving into Diversity: A Journey to Cultural Respect & Inclusion

Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker, and Monique Nelson, Director of Community Engagement It’s a word that can be defined in many different ways. At posAbilities, diversity is a...

The 13th Annual INCLUSION Art Show and Sale: Registration Now Open!

Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker “Creativity takes courage” – Henri Matisse Experience exciting new works in a variety of media, live art demonstrations, entertainment and more! Preparations are...

The Canadian Western Bank Community Comes Together for Clothes Drop

Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” — Helen Keller   A BIG thank you to the...

Social Transformation through Creativity

How do we build better lives? Learnings from a workshop with Montreal-based Exeko Contributed by Krista Greig and Nicole Markwick     Photo courtesy of Andronicus Wu of BACI...

Endless posAbilities at the Disability Pride Parade

Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker   Thursday, June 15th, marked the day of BC’s first ever Disability Pride Parade in Richmond. As a day dedicated to recognizing...

Sweatin’ It Out For Survival at Relay For Life!

Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker In the year 2015 alone, 196,900 Canadians were diagnosed with cancer. This means that every 3 minutes, one Canadian was told, “You...

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