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Artists Shine at Inclusion Art Show

On October 22 and 23, posAbilities celebrated its 10th Anniversary INCLUSION Art Show featuring the works of BC artists with disabilities. On the first evening, we hosted our first...

Another Inspiring Day at Quest!

Over the past year, posAbilities had the pleasure of collaborating with dozens of partners both inside and outside of our sector to advance our organization’s mission.  Many of our...

Perfect Picnic in the Park: posAbilities Annual Picnic 2014

posAbilities would like to invite all staff, persons served, families, friends, and community members to attend this year’s Annual Picnic! The picnic is on Thursday August 28th, 2014 from 3:00pm-7:00pm...

Community Living BC Introduces New Integrated Service Delivery Model

Community Living BC is in the process of developing an integrated service delivery model, which puts the person with a developmental disability at the centre of assessments and planning....

Much to Celebrate | Sochi Paralympics 2014, Special Olympics Canada Summer Games and World Down Syndrome Day

– Contributed by Justine Chubb Canada finishes with 16 medals at Sochi Paralympics The world’s top para-athletes waved goodbye at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games...

Words Matter: Advocating for Inclusive Language

Contributed by Aamir Sheriff How many times have you heard someone use the word “retard” or “retarded”? For many people, the R-word may seem harmless, but for many others,...

We’re wearing pink today… are you?

by Justine Chubb  If you happen to notice more people dressed in pink today, your eyes aren’t deceiving you. This year, February 26th marks the day that millions of...

Celebrating and Spreading the Love on Valentine’s Day

You should cherish your loved ones every day, but Valentine’s Day is a good day to bring people together to spread the love to everyone (and a good excuse...

A Spotlight on Inclusive Employment

Getting a head start on the journey to a fulfilling career! As a recent news article states, the attitude toward hiring persons with developmental disabilities is slowly changing. Employers...

It is part of me, but I don’t feel it’s all of me: Exploring disability and identity

By Caitlin Dawson “As much as I see myself as a person with special needs, I definitely see that as part of who I am, not all of who...

Alternative Creations Studio strengthens community ties at signature event

It seems that art, like happy news or good food, is best shared. That is certainly true for Alternative Creations Studio, a creative hub that opens its doors for...

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