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  • Kudoz & 5th Space Update ~ New Video & Flyer

    Over the past year, BACI has been working in partnership with InWithForward, Simon Fraser Society and posAbilities to create Kudoz — an adult learning exchange that connects people to each other through novel learning experiences. To learn more about Kudoz — and the related 5th Space initiative — check out this terrific video. For more […]

  • In Memoriam ~ Deb Yaschuk

    It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Deb Yaschuk on November 23 at Burnaby General Hospital, surrounded by people who loved her. Deb was a member of the BACI family for 27 years. Her warm and fun-loving spirit touched the hearts and brightened the lives of all who knew her. We extend our […]

  • Celebrate With Us: Mini Library Burnaby ~ Nov 25

    BACI has partnered with a few other agencies in a “Mini Library” initiative, installing beautiful wooden boxes throughout Burnaby that are filled with an array of books for people to “take a book” and “return a book.” We hope that people will enjoy reading these books, and in using the Library will have opportunities to […]

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  • Building Confidence ~ One Donut at a Time

    How does someone who dreams of a desk job become one of the best donut icers in town? Read Calvin’s story here.

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  • Sometimes Dreams are Loud!

    Mike is a huge rock music fan who dreamed of going to his first concert! Read his story here.  

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  • Josh’s Story ~ Part 2

    Read Josh’s Story as he navigates a bureaucratic maze. Once you know who you are, how do you convince the system?

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  • Karey’s Choice

    Karey faced an interesting choice. As a parent with 3 children to support, would she choose a new job with stability? Or one that presented an unpredictable environment, but also opportunities for growth and development? Read her story here.

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  • BACI: Five Years of Reflection, Learning & Growth

    Read about BACI’s journey over the past 5 years as we continue to seek innovative ways to help the people and families we support have “a good life.”

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  • What’s Happening in Children’s Services

    The past few months have been filled with fun and learning — about the History of Art — at one of BACI’s out of school care centres. Read more about it!

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