Check out this link to a new City of Burnaby initiative to make Burnaby the “Most Welcoming City in Canada.” It’s a great opportunity to participate, and show how welcoming we are — to people of all abilities and from all countries. A welcoming community is a better community. Be part of the change you want to […]
Check out this Summary Report by Kim Lyster and Warren Helfrich on BACI’s commitment to helping the people and families we serve to build “a good life.” We invited deep reflections and conversations with individuals, family members, staff, community partners, and BACI Board members, about what a good life means and how BACI supports people […]
Ken Tunnicliffe, a long-time member of the Sharing Our Future (SOF) Board, was honoured with a Burnaby Local Hero Award in November. Ken’s commitment to creating a more inclusive and welcoming Burnaby over the past 30 years — as a resident and a volunteer with Burnaby community organizations — is much appreciated by us all!
Check out the article in the Burnaby Now talking about how a group of self advocates at BACI started mapping the “sweet spots” of belonging in Burnaby. See pictures of the map — and some of the people involved!
Get your spook on at BACI’s Double Feature Movie Night on October 30, from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at 2702 Norland Avenue in Burnaby. Enjoy the “kooky” and “ooky” Addams Family movie, and then shout out for the Ghostbusters! Pizza, popcorn and tickets are $10. Tickets sold at the door. All proceeds go to […]
Join the spooky fun at BACI’s Annual Halloween Costume Party on Friday, October 25, from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Scandinavian Centre, 6540 Thomas Street in Burnaby. Enjoy free pizza, drinks, dancing and treats! Boo there or boo square!
The winning tickets were drawn last night for BACI’s “Play it Forward” Raffle. Ginger Gibbons (pictured below) drew the 2 tickets, with Sky Thomas winning an iPhone 5, and Anne Simons happily walking away with a $200 Vancity Visa. The big winners, of course, are the babies and families in BACI’s Infant Physiotherapy Program who can […]
It is with great sadness that we announce BC Woodworks (otherwise known as BACI’s woodshop) will be closing its doors for the final time on November 30, 2013. BACI Executive Directors Richard Faucher and Tanya Sather met with BC Woodworks individuals, families and employees yesterday to discuss the difficult decision to close the social enterprise. They recognized […]
Join us in celebrating Community Month in October! Enjoy a wide range of events and activities: October 5, 7:00 pm 9:30 pm ~ In the House Concert Series: The World at Your Door October 6, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm ~ Premiere screening of “Gabrielle” at the Vancouver International Film Festival (co-sponsored by BACI) October 7, 4:00 pm – 6:00 […]
Check out the many ways that BACI is supporting people with disabilities and their families to achieve “a good life” in our 2013 Annual Report.