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 & Sale. For the past 12 years, artists with diverse abilities have gathered to showcase their work and take part in one of the most engaging art shows in Vancouver. This year, posAbilities’ 13th Annual INCLUSION Art Show & Sale takes place on October 3rd from 5:00-8:00pm and October 4th from...

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 various abilities to get out and do fun activities, while at the same time meet new people and make friends. Getting the Buddy Club to where it is today was actually quite the lengthy process. At the beginning it took months to spread the word and increase awareness about the Club,...

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 have cancer.” It’s a cruel and devastating disease that can lead many to feel hopeless and alone. But the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay For Life was created to fight back.  The Relay For Life has raised over $500 million for the Canadian Cancer Society since their first event back in 1999....

The 2017 Spring Believe, Engage & Inspire Awards

  Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker From left: Tina Reilhan, Danzante Caldera, Rosemary Schwarz, Teena Miller, Pam Balog, Louise Blackwell, Anita Parti and Joshua Hunter “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle You’ve put hours of blood, sweat, and tears into your latest project at work. Not only did it call for you to step up into a leadership role, and not only was it under a tight deadline,...

Stage Door Theatre Presents “The 4th Element”

Contributed by Monica Alves, Special Projects Worker     The stage was set. As the lights dimmed, a hush fell over the buzzing crowd of friends and family. From the moment the first ‘Water Miner’ slid out from the metal grate and onto the stage, the audience was captivated. On Thursday, May 25th, Stage Door Theatre performed their final run of “The 4th Element” – a post-apocalyptic play about a world desperate for water, and a struggling band of brothers’...