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A Spotlight on Inclusive Employment

Getting a head start on the journey to a fulfilling career! As a recent news article states, the attitude toward hiring persons with developmental disabilities is slowly changing. Employers...

It is part of me, but I don’t feel it’s all of me: Exploring disability and identity

By Caitlin Dawson “As much as I see myself as a person with special needs, I definitely see that as part of who I am, not all of who...

Alternative Creations Studio strengthens community ties at signature event

It seems that art, like happy news or good food, is best shared. That is certainly true for Alternative Creations Studio, a creative hub that opens its doors for...

Spooktacular power of community explored at BACI Halloween event

Harry, who resides at at New Britton House, and Baham, a Residential Care Worker, celebrated all things ghoulish at the annual Halloween Costume Party hosted by the Burnaby Association...

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...

Collaboration brings mixed-income families together

Collaboration brings mixed-income families together Clothes Encounters event creates connections, helps those in need Deron Hamel Through a collaborative effort called Clothes Encounters, posAbilities’ Aegis West Day Program and the New Westminster...

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...

Former Woodlands resident relishes his freedom

Richard McDonald hopes his book on living in two B.C. institutions will help keep history from repeating itself By Michelle Strutzenberger Freedom is what Richard McDonald speaks of first when he...

The most powerful way to start shaping the future

Discovering community living’s gifts and possibilities By Michelle Strutzenberger From co-housing to social enterprise, new ways to enrich the lives of people who have an intellectual disability are being actively explored...

We need new conversations inside and outside community living: Gord Tulloch

Q and A with posAbilities director of innovation By Michelle Strutzenberger Canada’s community living movement and developmental services sector have some tough questions to grapple with that go far beyond funding,...

PosAbilities helps demonstrate ‘We are Community’

Highlights ABCD in action at Inclusion BC conference By Natalie Hamilton By connecting a Cincinnati man who has a sense of humour with others who appreciate his wittiness, his circle of...

Escape to Tiki Island courtesy of Stage Door

Theatre troupe presents original comedy starting May 21 By Natalie Hamilton A couple bound for their honeymoon take a wrong turn in a humorous direction in the Stage Door Theatre Troupe’s...

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