In the Spotlight: Artists with Diverse Abilities

Contributed by Monica Alves, Communications & Event Planning Intern It’s just around the corner… This October 3rd and 4th, posAbilities’ 13th annual INCLUSION Art Show and Sale will feature unique creations from over 150 artists with diverse abilities, and live art demonstrations! These talented individuals use art as an outlet to express themselves creatively. We will be displaying art from artists working independently or in studios supported by Community Living organizations all around Metro Vancouver, including: Alternative Creations Studio, artists...

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,...

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 and individualism. It has been providing services since 2012 and continues to be an integral part of the community. Their goal is to help children to reach their full potential through social, emotional, physical and intellectual activities. The children at Precious Early Years Daycare enjoy a fun and stimulating environment every...

A Day In a Working Man’s Life

Contributed by Tammy McEvoy, posAbilities Employment Service Well trained and well prepared, I observe Bob’s move with confidence through his day. Bob is busy and hasn’t noticed yet that I have pulled up in the parking lot. I’ve come to check in with him today and see how he is doing. As I gather together my papers I’ve brought to take notes from my car seat, I can hear him through my open window. He is explaining and planning how...

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…...