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COVID-19 Stakeholders Update – BC’s Restart Plan

A time for optimism, hope and coming back together, safely. On May 25, 2021 the Province of BC launched a four-step restart plan, setting out how COVID-19 public health...

Indigenous History Month and Calls to Action

June marks National Indigenous History Month, with National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21st. This year, it comes at a time when we are reckoning with the dark parts...

Queer and Disabled Artists and Activists to Know

This Pride Month, we wanted to shed light on some queer disabled folks sharing their stories and experiences with the world, and others who left a lasting impact on...

Fun in a pandemic – COVID-safe summer activities for 2021

Summer is coming, and although larger in-person gatherings might still not be feasible, there is still a wide range of in-person and virtual activities across the Lower Mainland for...

Celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021

GAAD, or Global Accessibility Awareness Day, is a day for acknowledgement and improvement of accessibility on the World Wide Web. Falling on the third Thursday of every May, GAAD...

Meet The New Interns: Alex and Alyssa!

Let’s give a warm welcome to our new students! The Community Engagement team is happy to welcome Alex and Alyssa, our two new co-op students from SFU. Over the...

Local animator with autism and her mother share their Story through writing

Contributed by Jenny Story My name is Jenny Story and I am a high-functioning autistic young woman. At 3 years old I was diagnosed with low-functioning autism and my...

COVID-19 Stakeholder Update April 27

Hello everyone,  Whew, it’s been quite a month already! Since our last update, we’d like to share how Phase 3 of BC’s vaccination roll-out is impacting posAbilities, what this...

Artist Profile: Augusto – Spirituality, Art, and Community

Painting has always been a way for Augusto Almenara Wilson to put a concrete form to his emotions and thoughts.

Important update on COVID-19 vaccinations for individuals eligible for CLBC

People 18+ who are eligible for Community Living BC (CLBC) services are being prioritized to receive the COVID-19 vaccination in April as part of a group called "clinically extremely...

Spirituality, Art & Community: An Art Exhibition

The “Spirituality, Art & Community” exhibit organized by Outsiders & Others gallery in collaboration with posAbilities and Christ Church Cathedral is now open! A collection of works by self-taught...

COVID-19 Stakeholder Update March 26

Recently, Dr. Bonnie Henry announced an easing of visitation restrictions in Long Term Care homes. This is wonderful news as Easter, Passover, and Ramadan approach, and if you have...

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