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  • In Memoriam ~ Anneline Nietes

    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Anneline Nietes, a long-time, much respected staff member at BACI. We extend our deepest condolences to her family, many friends and colleagues. Anneline was a lovely person known for her kindness, big heart, and dedication to the people she supported and worked alongside. She […]

  • WestJet Raffle Winner Announced!

    Congratulations to Ilona Kosciecha, who won BACI’s WestJet Raffle and 2 return tickets to anywhere in WestJet’s World! A huge thank you to all who participated in the raffle and helped raise much-needed funds for our Children’s Services. As always, your support is much appreciated!

  • In Memoriam ~ Jocelyn Bell

    It is with great sadness that we learned of the recent passing of Jocelyn Bell, a vibrant young woman who was a friend of BACI for many years. We extend our deepest sympathy to her parents, Kathie and Dennis, and to her other family and friends. Her laughter and enthusiasm will be missed! A celebration […]


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  • BACI Family Support & Advocacy

    Check out BACI’s Family Support Website to find out about all the latest news, initiatives and resources that may be helpful to you and your family. Learn more about the current focus of our Advocacy Committee. For more information, please contact rachel.goddyn@gobaci.com

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  • Wills, Trusts & Estates ~ What’s New?

    Join us on Wednesday, November 2nd from 7-9pm at BACI’s Still Creek Centre — 2702 Norland Ave in Burnaby — to learn what’s new with wills, trusts and estates and how it can impact you! Reserve a spot at this free event by emailing rachel.goddyn@gobaci.com Let us know if there are any barriers to your […]

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  • $60,000 for 60 years ~ Special Anniversary Fundraiser


    In BACI’s 60th Anniversary year, our goal is to raise $60,000 ($1,000 per year!) for BACI’s Children’s Services — including our Infant Development Program. Check out our fabulous Online Auction and WestJet ticket raffle! Our Online Auction items are available until October 31 at  www.biddingowl.com/gobaci. There’s something great for everyone — from a Vitamix blender to a waterproof […]

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  • More Than 60 Days of Giving…

    Although BACI’s official 60 Days of Giving Campaign ended on April 22 — with our Spring Clean for Earth Day event — the stories of giving continue.One of our Day Services staff, Jill Rowan, recently met a fellow at Four Shores Park. He has Multiple Sclerosis and was parking in the handicap spots at the park, […]

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  • 60th Anniversary ~ Calendar of Events


    In our 60th Anniversary Year, join us as we celebrate the past and look forward to the future! Sept 22 – BACI 60th AGM Oct 6 – BACI 60th Anniversary Reunion Oct 13 – The BEST Employment Celebration Oct 21-23 – Family Focus Conference Oct 27 – BACI Halloween Party Early November – 3 Day Cultural Lab with Nadia Duguay, […]

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  • 60 Days of Giving ~ And more!

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    For BACI’s 60th Anniversary, we wanted to give back to the people, businesses and organizations in our community who have supported us and shared our vision of “A society that includes all people.”  During the months of April and May, we encouraged our staff, the individuals and families we support, and other friends of BACI […]

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