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In Memoriam ~ Lois Godfrey

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of BACI’s founding members — Lois Godfrey. We extend our deepest sympathy to her daughters Yvonne Taylor and Carie Faa, and to the other family members, friends and colleagues whose lives she touched in such meaningful ways. From the first time 9 families sat around […]

BASIC INCOME: A Conversation with Hugh Segal ~ April 10th

Please join us for an important conversation about Basic Income for people with disabilities. It will be sparked and guided by our very special guest and Canadian champion for Basic Income — former Senator Hugh Segal. Our musical guests, m’girl — an ensemble of indigenous women — will start the evening by singing and drumming in celebration […]

Elizabeth May at The Gallery Gachet!

Check out Liz’s latest art show at The Gallery Gachet, 88 East Cordova Street in Vancouver. Liz is a talented young artist with autism who has been a friend of BACI’s for many years. Join us on March 24, 6-9pm for the show’s Opening. Or drop by any time until May 7. Hope to see […]

BACI GM on March 30th!

Join us for BACI’s General Meeting on March 30, from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, and help us celebrate the coming of Spring (we hope)! Come to the Still Creek Large Ed Centre, 2702 Norland Avenue in Burnaby, for a light dinner at 6:00 pm. Then enjoy the business part of the meeting at 6:30 pm. We’re excited […]

Josh Kuntz ~ Celebration of Life on April 28

A Celebration of Life for Josh Kuntz has been scheduled for Friday, April 28, from 3:30 – 7:30 pm at the Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavilion, 6871 Roberts Street in Burnaby. The family has asked that people bring a story to share about Josh, and a contribution to this potluck gathering.  

Spring Break Camp for Youth!

BACI is offering a Spring Break Camp for Youth aged 12 – 18, who live in Burnaby or New Westminster. This Master Creator Camp will offer arts & recreational opportunities, with artist mentors supporting the creative projects.  Camp runs from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm, from March 13 – 17 and March 20 – 24. Located […]

Family Day ~ Photo and Video Challenge!

You and your family, friends, neighbours and colleagues, are invited to participate in a social media campaign to promote diversity and inclusion! On Family Day — February 13, 2017 — let’s celebrate our families and support circles by participating in this campaign designed to connect ALL families in the community. Beginning early morning on February […]

BACI Self Advocates Rights Training ~ Feb 1 & 2

BACI is hosting a one-day Rights training event for the people we support — on February 1st and 2nd in the Large Ed Centre at Still Creek. All are welcome to attend on ONE of these two days.People can sign up for this event by telling the Supervisor in their area that they want to go. Please […]

In Memoriam ~ Anneline Nietes

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Anneline Nietes, a long-time, much respected staff member at BACI. We extend our deepest condolences to her family, many friends and colleagues. Anneline was a lovely person known for her kindness, big heart, and dedication to the people she supported and worked alongside. She […]

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