Events

Daryl opens connections through his artwork

posAbilities inclusion art show a chance to ‘see what everyone else has created’ By Michelle Strutzenberger Artwork is the gift Daryl brings to his community, and also what sparks and deepens...

A small prize, but big wins for those who join autism walk

‘The sense of community and solidarity the event brings out is inspiring,’ says posAbilities walk captain By Michelle Strutzenberger The posAbilities Laurel behaviour support services team is gearing up to...

Is your support network ready for an emergency?

Emergency preparedness workshop offers tips and strategies By Ryan Rogers Craig Langston has found himself in a tough spot before. He lives in an apartment building and relies on an...

Team of 18 participates in Sun Run

Event training builds discipline and stamina, says Louisa Lewis By Camille Jensen Louisa Lewis hadn’t run since high school. Her Stage Door colleague Don House has never been a runner....

WAM Film Festival an inspiring event, says attendee

Kickstart interested in engaging posAbilities in production of a film for next festival By Camille Jensen Colin Darge attended the Wide Angle Media (WAM) film festival because he was interested...

Laurel team excited by possibilities presented by move and awareness day

Supporting families key part of service By Lisa Bailey As World Autism Awareness Day approached, posAbilities’ Laurel Behaviour Support Services (LBSS) was looking forward to showing support for those living...

WAM shines the spotlight on media arts as a career and channel for change

Screenings and workshops run tomorrow through Sunday By Lisa Bailey Considered an insurance liability on set in her wheelchair, S. Siobhan McCarthy says she was repeatedly passed over as an...

Large, ‘inspired’ crowd attends Inclusion art show

Seventh annual event demonstrates ‘boundless possibilities’ of people who have a disability, says attendee By Camille Jensen VANCOUVER – In the six years Global television broadcaster Arran Henn has...

New chapter opens with Woodlands demolition: self-advocate

Work to provide a voice for change continues Lisa Bailey When the Woodlands Centre Block tower came down Oct. 18, it was like turning a page for people who...

Cultural diversity of staff celebrated throughout organization

Events have promoted ‘cultural connectedness’ By Deb Bartlett Celebrating and sharing the cultures that make up Canada is the purpose of posAbilities’ multicultural committee. ...

PosAbilities staff inspired by Peter Block workshop

Renowned author and facilitator outlines framework for building community By Camille Jensen VANCOUVER — In front of the approximately 250 people attending Peter Block’s Everyone Belongs workshop, Lori Underwood...

Self-advocate works to ensure former residents can attend Woodlands demolition

Many issues to move forward on By Lisa Bailey A self-advocate who works to empower and educate to build a fully inclusive community for people with disabilities, Lorie Sherritt acted...