Events

Spooktacular power of community explored at BACI Halloween event

Harry, who resides at at New Britton House, and Baham, a Residential Care Worker, celebrated all things ghoulish at the annual Halloween Costume Party hosted by the Burnaby Association...

Disney princesses add fun to fundraiser for autism supports

Inaugural open house heightens awareness of autism services’ reach, languages capability By Michelle Strutzenberger Though a blanket of rain hung heavy through the day, the creative and fun-loving spirits of a...

Collaboration brings mixed-income families together

Collaboration brings mixed-income families together Clothes Encounters event creates connections, helps those in need Deron Hamel Through a collaborative effort called Clothes Encounters, posAbilities’ Aegis West Day Program and the New Westminster...

Festival giving arts a ‘Kickstart’

Artistic director hopes to inspire artists, form national arts network By Natalie Hamilton A British Columbia organization is hoping to ‘Kickstart’ the dreams of aspiring artists and instigate a national arts...

Block party a ‘great success’

Event boosts sense of community, inclusion, Asia Hollingsworth says By Natalie Hamilton From families stopping by to get their children’s faces painted to a neighbour with a harmonica who spontaneously joined...

Garden event unites community with UNESCO-recognized cultural heritage

Still Creek Community Garden shares sacred gong music from Southeast Asia By Patricia Marcoccia Honeybees are successful because they work in unison. In the same vein, several grassroots Vancouver organizations teamed...

Don’t Sweat It unearths new business at expo

Burnaby Board of Trade event increases exposure Natalie Hamilton Don’t Sweat It has uprooted new opportunities and Paul Colvin hopes they will blossom into additional business for posAbilities’ socially-responsible...

Rio event showcases first-class talent and films

More than 200 people attend premier of The Story of Luke and Big Picture Awards April 5 By Camille Jensen VANCOUVER - When Greg sat in the audience at the Rio...

Team leader applauds inclusion, citizenship workshop series

‘I really feel like I have a structure/foundation inserted under the work that I’m doing’ By Natalie Hamilton Hemant Kulkarni returned to his workplace Tuesday with a richer knowledge of the...

INcommonTV invites you to share your story

New website celebrates the lived experience of disability through narratives and more By Natalie Hamilton Lindsay Lorraine is looking forward to the infinite “posAbilities” that will unfold as the personal stories...

Vancouver rediscovering the power of the neighbourhood

85 join event on building inclusive communities By Michelle Strutzenberger Creating a healthy and caring society will require everyone’s involvement, not just government or professional supports. This was the premise of...

PosAbilities supports opening of new Quest community training kitchen

Organization honoured at Quest Partner Appreciation Event By Camille Jensen A large-scale commercial kitchen donated by posAbilities is helping Vancouver nonprofit Quest Food Exchange fulfil its vision to educate people around...

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