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  • 2016 Family Focus Conference ~ Register Now!

    Join us at the 2016 Family Focus Conference, October 21 – 23, in Richmond, BC! It’s inspiring, entertaining and informative! Family Focus conferences bring together family members, self advocates, service providers, community partners and friends to share their experiences, learn, celebrate coming together, and support one another. Topics of discussion include family leadership, financial planning, advocacy, early […]

  • Media Release ~ Bus Pass Program & Increase in PWD Assistance Rate

    A joint Media Release was sent out today by BACI and 5 others (BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society, InclusionBC, Disability Alliance BC,  Al Etmanski, and Dr. Michael J. Prince) in response to the recent announcement by government regarding changes to the Bus Pass Program and a small increase in the Persons With Disabilities (PWD) Assistance […]

  • Changes to BC Bus Pass Program & Disability Assistance Rate

    BACI is pleased by the provincial government’s recent announcement regarding changes to the BC Bus Pass program for people receiving disability assistance, and a small ($25) increase to people’s monthly support allowance.   CHANGES TO THE BC BUS PASS PROGRAM: Starting on September 1, 2016, all people who receive Persons with Disabilities (PWD) funding will: […]

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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 […]

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

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    In BACI’s 60th Anniversary year, our goal is to raise $60,000 ($1,000 per year!) for BACI’s Children’s Programs — including our Infant Development Program. As always, we’re not only looking back and celebrating the accomplishments of the past 60 years, but looking forward to see how we can support optimum growth & opportunities for future generations. How can you […]

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  • 60th Anniversary ~ Calendar of Events

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    In our 60th Anniversary Year, join us as we celebrate the past and look forward to the future! March – April – Thinking Like a Movement  Salon Series (Sean Moore, Alex Fox) April 10-14 – Thinking Like a Movement Retreat (hosted by BACI) – Registration April 19-21 – Shared Lives Forum May 2-3 – Non […]

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  • 60 Days of Giving ~ Join us!

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    Looking for a creative way to give back to your friends, family, co-workers & community? Join us for 60 Days of Giving!  For BACI’s 60th Anniversary, we want 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.” […]

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  • Rallying for Change

    On March 2, 2016, a group of individuals and staff from BACI participated in a rally at the Metrotown Skytrain Station — one of 3 rallies held in Metro Vancouver focusing attention on the recent decision by the BC Government to claw back the cost of transportation from a small $77 increase in disability benefit […]

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  • BACI is Not for Profit of the Year!

    BACI was thrilled to win the Not-for-Profit Organization of the Year Award at the 16th annual Burnaby Business Excellence Awards on November 5th, 2015. Hosted by the Burnaby Board of Trade and the City of Burnaby, this award recognizes the “organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the Burnaby community and its citizens, and […]

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