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Vancouver parent group provides connection, information, wisdom

Group will begin 2012-13 year Oct. 3 Friday August 24, 2012 — Michelle Strutzenberger A Vancouver parent group is making it possible for more connection, information and wisdom to grow between families whose sons and daughters are graduating high school, and in Yuko McColluch’s view that’s the best kind of support these families could have. […]

A voyage of discovery for Terrina

Eight people join sailing event organized by BACI Wednesday August 22, 2012 — Michelle Strutzenberger Trying sailing was high on Terrina’s list of goals she crafted with the support of Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI) staff-members last year, and after the 45-minute lark on the open water, she loved it. (more…) Print

New federal panel a step in the right direction, says BACI senior manager

U.K. President’s Group making disability a strategic business and societal priority is worth emulating: Kevin Lusignan Thursday August 2, 2012 — Michelle Strutzenberger The new federal panel created to explore best practices and barriers around the employment of people who have a disability is a good step forward for Canadians, says Kevin Lusignan. He just […]

B.C. already in the economic inclusion game

New federal effort to boost economic inclusion follows launch of provincial, community-based initiative Wednesday August 1, 2012 — Michelle Strutzenberger The federal government’s announcement earlier this week that it is creating a panel to increase access to jobs in the private sector for people who have a disability comes just weeks after the launch of […]

BACI summer off to a big start

Successful events and initiatives mark June and July Friday July 20, 2012 — Deron Hamel An Appreciative Inquiry summit, an annual barbecue and the launch of a new website are some of the major highlights marking summer 2012 for the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion (BACI). One of the major successes is the recent Appreciative […]

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