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14 Accessible Hikes in BC

As BC reopens, we encourage you to enjoy the great outdoors! Hiking is a common summer activity, and you may be wondering how feasible it is for folks with...

COVID-19 Service Update for All Individuals and Families Served 

As of July 1, the Province moved to Step 3 of its four-step restart plan, with nearly 80 percent of adults and children over 12 years old having received their...

Special Olympics Athlete Reporter Miranda Orth Reflects on Provincial Challenge Games

Special Olympics athlete and reporter Miranda Orth shares her experience from the recent Provincial Challenge Games in May and June and how SOBC has gotten creative during the pandemic.

Canada Day 2021 – Activities for Learning and Reflecting

This year, Canada Day looks a bit different, and we acknowledge that folks will be marking the day in a variety of ways.  If you’re looking for a mix...

Changing the Conversation About Disability and Sexuality

People with disabilities are often left out of conversations about sex and sexuality, but educators and advocates are working to change that.

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...

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...

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