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Disabled bloggers, podcasters, and influencers to follow

Contributed by Alyssa Chan, Communications and Event Planning Intern Are you hoping to learn more about the disability experience from individuals with lived experience, but don’t know where to...

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.

A Decade in the Workforce – Andy’s Employment Journey

We’d like to congratulate Andy Heuft on his 10-year employment milestone with McDonald’s! Andy shares about what his employment journey has been like so far and reveals what he...

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.

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