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Rural job developer embraced in Williams Lake

September 10th, 2015

A young man who dreamed of driving a big truck is now saving for his own vehicle after finding work through a new Williams Lake Association for Community Living (WLACL) job developer. His story is only one example of the success WLACL is having putting people with developmental disabilities to work since hiring job developer

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New web-based story series launches this month

September 10th, 2015

In the Welcoming Communities series, we will publish stories about individuals we serve, their families, community councils, service providers and others who contribute to the vision of good lives in welcoming communities. Our goal is to publish at least two stories per month to recognize the commitment and dedication of so many. The series launches today with a

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Report on Spring 2015 Aging Forums

September 4th, 2015

In the spring of 2015, CLBC held nine forums to gather information about successful practices for supporting aging individuals with developmental disabilities. The forums were organized with the help of community service providers and the Ministry for Social Development and Social Innovation, STADD Early Implementation Site for Older Adults (Burnaby), and brought together 800 participants. Click here

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Come together for One Day on September 12

September 2nd, 2015

On September 12, 10 am – 3 pm, One Day Together in Topaz Park, Victoria, invites the whole community to share food, dance to live music and participate in an event where everyone can feel included. The day will start with the all-Challengers baseball game at 10 a.m. with the Layritz and Central Saanich adult

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Clothing store flips out over job program

August 27th, 2015

White Rock’s Triple Flip is a clothing store that believes in empowering young girls to be confident and able to express their unique selves. They also believe in empowering individuals with diverse abilities. Triple Flip at Morgan Crossing won an Innovative Labour Solutions Award last year. The Awards are organized by the City of Surrey,

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