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Changes to BC Bus Pass Program & Disability Assistance Rate

BACI is pleased by the provincial government’s recent announcement regarding changes to the BC Bus Pass program for people receiving disability assistance, and a small ($25) increase to people’s monthly support allowance.   CHANGES TO THE BC BUS PASS PROGRAM: Starting on September 1, 2016, all people who receive Persons with Disabilities (PWD) funding will: […]

BACI 60th Summer BBQ ~ June 24

Join us for the block party of the year — BACI’s 60th Summer Bar-B-Q! Enjoy great free food and live entertainment, including a band, Lip Sync Battle, swing dance demonstration, face painting, mendhi and more!      When: Friday, June 24, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm      Where: 2702 Norland Avenue, Burnaby If […]

AGM ~ Call for Nominations & Resolutions

BACI’s 60th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Thursday, September 22, 2016. 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 13, 2016: Nominations Committee c/o Tanya Sather 2702 Norland Avenue Burnaby, BC V5B 3A6 Or email: tanya.sather@gobaci.com […]

BACI GM ~ June 16

Join us on Thursday, June 16, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm, for a special sports-themed General Meeting! Come early at 6:00 pm and share a light dinner with us too! We’re excited that Dan Howe, President and CEO of Special Olympics BC, is our special guest speaker. Other meeting highlights include the unveiling of our new […]

In Memoriam ~ Roy Pugsley

It is with great sadness that we learned of the sudden passing of our good friend Roy Pugsley on May 17th. In his final hours, Roy was surrounded by family and friends. His family was amazed at how big his network was, and were thankful to see everyone. Roy was a joy to be around. He […]

BACI Breeze ~ Summer Youth Camp!

It’s back! BACI’s funtastic weekly summer camps for youth aged 13 to 18 who live in Burnaby or New Westminster. Check out this year’s flyer! Camps run from July 4 – August 26, Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Participants choose 2-4 weeks, depending on enrolment. Additional weeks depend on availability. Weekly themes […]

May is Child Care Month!

It’s a time to recognize the amazing staff at our child care and out of school centres, and to thank them for their contribution to the well-being of our children and our families! Find more information on Child Care Month here.

Spring Clean for Earth Day ~ April 22

Join us in celebrating Earth Day and the end of BACI’s 60 Days of Giving campaign! On April 22, from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, drop off your used clothing, accessories, bedding and towels at BACI’s Still Creek Centre (2702 Norland Ave in Burnaby) and make a difference in the lives of the children we serve! As […]

New Advocate for Service Quality Appointed

Leanne Dospital has been appointed as the new Advocate for Service Quality by Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation Michelle Stilwell. The advocate helps adults with developmental disabilities and transitioning youth with special needs and their families access government supports and services. The advocate’s office can help resolve issues or concerns related to services delivered by government […]

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