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Stakeholders strive to create 500 jobs for 500 grads

I>Inclusion BC launches Ready, Willing and Able employment campaign By Natalie Hamilton There are many British Columbia residents who have a disability and are “Ready, Willing and Able” to work. In fact,...

Asset-based community development springs into action

‘It does so much to make our communities more inclusive’ By Natalie Hamilton One day Joe Erpenbeck helped connect a man with a disability who has a passion for baseball with...

Sparking more empowerment in 2013

posAbilities CEO Fernando Coelho excited about new year’s possibilities By Michelle Strutzenberger A new kind of planning process at posAbilities is generating so much excitement, people who haven’t gone through it...

Helping dreams take flight

New approach to strategic planning making exciting opportunities possible By Ryan Rogers Thanks to a new approach to strategic planning at posAbilities, one individual living at the organization’s Creekside House...

Teamwork, openness to change made 2011 successful year, says CEO

Accomplishments includes people finding meaningful work and new housing options By Camille Jensen When posAbilities chief executive officer Fernando Coelho reviews the organization’s accomplishments over the past 12 months, he...

Learning to use public transportation opens educational doors

Nicholas uses Skytrain, buses to get to school By Deb Bartlett Learning to travel independently to school and back will open more educational doors for Nicholas. ...

Woman experiences huge success with life skills worker

Patsy books HandyDART, banks, shops independently By Deb Bartlett Life skills worker Jadwiga Dobrowolski is proud of the effort that Patsy has put into learning to cross the street and...

New bike provides Jerald with boundless adventure

Jo Dickey Foundation provides grant for new three-wheeled bike By Camille Jensen If Jerald Abney could have it his way he’d travel the globe on his bike exploring each and...

Positive approach is pathway to success, senior support worker says

Rapport builds to reveal a love for life By Lisa Bailey A positive approach marks the pathway to a successful relationship, says senior support worker Jonny.It’s the most important guidance...

Chris Alex is ‘a typical guy like me,’ residential care worker says

Determination and drive revealed in sports and work endeavours By Lisa Bailey Reflecting on a relationship with Chris Alex that has spanned approximately 16 years, Chris Giles says he is “a...

Volunteer recognized for her service at retirement home

Singing at a local retirement home is the highlight of the week By Ryan Rogers One of the things Charlene looks forward to the most each week is meeting with her...

Artist’s passion leads to new community connections

PosAbilities arts program joins East Side Culture Crawl Michelle Strutzenberger Several more community members are now involved with posAbilities, sharing their talents and resources and providing new employment opportunities, and much...

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