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In Memoriam ~ Phil Allen

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Phil Allen — a long-time member of the BACI family and a cornerstone of BACI’s Advocacy Committee. He was a pioneer who paved the way for people with disabilities to live more inclusively in our communities. We extend our deepest sympathy to his loving […]

BACI’s AGM ~ Sept 28

Join us on Thursday, September 28, from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, for BACI’s Annual General Meeting as we celebrate our past year and look forward to what’s next! Come at 6:00 pm and enjoy good food and good company before the meeting begins. We’re excited to announce that CLBC CEO Seonag Macrae is the […]

BACI Accreditation – An Excellent Result!

In May 2017, BACI went through its 5th Accreditation process and the CARF Surveyors left feeling very impressed!  We just received CARF’s Final Report and the results are excellent! You can read the report here. Once again, we were given a 3-year Accreditation — their highest award. We were surveyed on 1,233 Standards of Practice and received only 2 […]

In Memoriam ~ Ricky Corbett

It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Ricky Corbett, a long-time friend of BACI. We extend our heartfelt condolences to Ricky’s mom Roseanne, brother Edward, and all of the other family and friends who had the honour to know him. As BACI Executive Director Richard Faucher says in his tribute below, […]

Call for Nominations & Resolutions

BACI’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday, September 28, 2017. If you would like to submit nominations and/or resolutions for the BACI Board of Directors, please send them to the address below by June 30, 2017: Nominations Committee c/o Tanya Sather 2702 Norland Avenue Burnaby, BC V5B 3A6 Or email: tanya.sather@gobaci.com Remember […]

BACI Summer BBQ & Block Party ~ June 23

Join us on June 23, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm, for the main event of the Summer — BACI’s Annual BBQ & Block Party!  Come to Still Creek Centre, 2702 Norland Avenue in Burnaby, and enjoy great music, free food and live entertainment — from fire spinners to face painters, mendhi artists to musicians. […]

BACI GM on June 15 ~ New Date!

Join us on Thursday, June 15, 2017, for BACI’s Summer General Meeting, from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Still Creek Centre, 2702 Norland Avenue in Burnaby. Come at 6:00 pm and enjoy a light dinner, then help us celebrate the great results of our recent CARF survey! Everyone is welcome! Flip flops optional!

BACI Summer Youth Camp!

BACI’s Summer Camp will offer arts and recreational opportunities for youth aged 13 to 18 who live in Burnaby or New Westminster. The Camp runs from July 3rd – August 25th, Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, and is open to all youth who qualify through MCFD – CYSN Burnaby and New […]

BACI’s CARF Survey — A Job Very Well Done!

After months of hard work in preparing for Accreditation, it’s finally over. The CARF Surveyors came, met with our BACI teams and other stakeholders, and left feeling very impressed! As you know, CARF (The Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission) has developed “best practice” standards by gathering feedback and expertise from families, people with disabilities, and the employees throughout North America who […]

In Memoriam ~ Jack Martin

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of BACI’s long-time members — Jack Martin. We extend our deepest sympathy to his daughter Diane, and to his other family members and friends. He will be missed. Details of a memorial service will be shared once they are known.  

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