Sharing Homes and Lives: How One Agency Redefines Caregiving

When the Pollock family opened their home to Marc, they got more than just a roommate – they got a brother, a son, and a new extension of their family they may not have expected. Read about their story and the Shared Living program offered by posAbilities.

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...

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...

Still Rockin’– The posAbilities House Band

Contributed by Gabriela Torres  Every Friday Morning from 10:30am-12:30pm the sound proof room allocated to posAbilities at Suna Studios blares with the sound of music and buzzes with positive energy. Back in May, we introduced you to the posAbilities House Band, a group of extremely creative and talented individuals who dance, sing and march to the beat of their own drum. Recently, we reconnected with team members, Dave and Seth who help facilitate the jam sessions at Suna Studios. Because...

Rethink. Reuse.

Water: spirit lifting, thirst quenching, life sustaining – water. As the mercury rises on these hot summer weekends, many of us head off to our favourite beaches in search of reprieve, dipping our toes in the sea. We may even think about campfire bans and the reports warning us of summer drought, or how the folks up in Fort MacMurray are doing now that they are resettling into their homes. Then we might ask ourselves, what more can we do to...