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  • BACI a Finalist ~ Not for Profit Organization of the Year!

    BACI was named a Finalist in the Not for Profit Organization of the Year category by the Burnaby Board of Trade and the City of Burnaby at the Burnaby Business Excellence Awards on October 8. Congratulations to the other Finalists, including posAbilities and The Neil Squire Foundation. The winner will be announced at the BBOT […]

  • BACI’s Halloween Party ~ Oct 29

    Join us for a Spooktacular party on Thursday, October 29, from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, at the Scandinavian Centre, 6540 Thomas Street, in Burnaby. Wear your costume and enjoy free pizza, drinks, dancing and treats! We’re also celebrating the kick-off of BACI’s 2015 United Way Campaign that night.  Bring your loonies and toonies for a chance at winning […]

  • BACI’s 2015 Annual Report is Here!

    Check out BACI’s 2015 Annual Report! Read stories of Being, Becoming & Belonging, and of our key learnings as we continue to advance our Theory of Change.

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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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