Meet Our New Summer Students!

Connor Desharnais, Monica Alves, Nelson Hang, Krista Greig There’s some new kids on the block! This week we were happy to welcome aboard Connor, Monica, Nelson, and Krista – a new batch of summer students from SFU. As aspiring communication professionals, these four fresh faces are ready to take on the role of Special Projects Workers and make their mark here at posAbilites!   My name is Connor and I just finished my second year of studying Communication at Simon...

Thanks for Horsing Around with Us!

Thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy a day at the races with us! We had so much fun watching the lives races and doing some betting, seeing you all dressed up, dancing to some great tunes from The Bottom Shelf Bourbon Trio and treating ourselves to some good food and drinks. Thanks for horsing around with us 🙂 posAbilities would also like to thank Hastings Racecourse for a $5,000 donation through their Community Day Grant! These funds will...

Experience The 4th Element

  Stage Door Theatre has explored many a fun theme in the past, varying from punk to Egyptian. This year, they have worked hard to prepare an exciting play called The Fourth Element that, as always, will make you laugh and keep you on the edge of your seats. You will discover the intricacies of the human spirit, overcoming individual selfishness, and the awareness of how we together can harm or heal the world in which we live. The story goes like this…...

A Different Perspective Art Show

Contributed by Danzante, Support Worker, Supported Living Network My name is Danzante and I am a Support Worker for posAbilities’ Supported Living Network, a job in which I get to work with a really diverse and interesting group of people. I recently had the good fortune to help someone create his own art show.  The show is called “Gregory Grant: A Different Perspective” and it is currently hanging at Joe’s Table Cafe (5021 Kingsway).  It really is an amazing show, full...

Laurel Celebrates World Autism Awareness Month

Contributed by Vania Huang As you may have heard, April is World Autism Awareness Month! In light of this month-long celebration, we thought it would be appropriate to let you get to know our Laurel Behaviour Support Services team a bit better and celebrate with some thoughts and photos. Through this, we hope that our message of inclusion will reach more people and raise greater awareness about autism. If you have a friend or family member with autism, or if...