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A commitment to learning from those CLBC serves

June 14th, 2018

“I love my job,” says Michele Frewin. “I really enjoy working with families and helping them connect to supports.” Michele is a Supervisor of Administrative Services (SAS) and works with individuals and families at CLBC’s local offices in Richmond and Burnaby. While an individual or family’s main contact is usually a CLBC facilitator, there are

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Self advocates teach CLBC staff about employment

May 22nd, 2018

Through CLBC’s staff training, the voices of self advocates Shelley DeCoste, Sherwin Strong and Julya Hutton help emphasize the importance of inclusive employment


I’m just me, and Jayme’s just Jayme

April 20th, 2018

A Nanaimo mother helps her community focus on what people can do, not what they can’t. Debbie Remillard, a retired Teacher’s Aid and grandmother, lives on a hobby farm in Nanaimo, B.C., with her husband, Clem, and 33-year old daughter, Jayme.  The dream is that one day her son, Brad, will take over the farm

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A warm and welcoming presence in CLBC head office

April 12th, 2018

If you’ve called or dropped by Community Living BC’s head office in Vancouver, there’s a good chance you’ve spoken with Jenny Chang


WOW Winner a Nanaimo Community Innovator

April 9th, 2018

Community worker Eve Reinarz is being recognized today with a Widening Our World (WOW) award from CLBC for her exceptional contribution to developing community services that build independence and connect people to their community. Eve was nominated by Wendy Hall, a Family Support Institute parent and volunteer. In addition to Eve’s ongoing work to support

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