CVS Blog

2018 Staff Award Winners

Community Ventures Society (CVS) had its annual staff awards this past Saturday, December 8th. It was a great night in that we acknowledged the hard work and dedication of our CVS staff. Awards were presented to a number of individuals in recognition of their service to CVS and our community. Here is a list of…
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Another Successful Paint Night

  On Tuesday, November 27th, CVS hosted another successful Paint Night. We painted The Snowman - right in time for the holidays. Paint Night has become a fun event that is being enjoyed by the individuals we serve, their families and staff. Check out some pictures below from the event last Tuesday and we look forward…
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Celebrating Justin Clark & His Fight for Independence

An interesting article and discussion on CBC Radio published at the end of November about Justin Clark, an individual born with cerebral palsy, who sued his parents for the right to make his own decisions. Justin Clark communicates via a Dynavox computer screen attached to his wheelchair. He reaches out and touches letters and symbols…
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Canadian Down Syndrome Society Seeking Public Support for a Petition

As an article featured on CTV highlighted, the Canadian Down Syndrome Society (CDSS) has  launched a campaign calling for people with Down syndrome to be put on the endangered species list. CDSS is seeking public support for its “endangered syndrome” petition, saying that by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature’s criteria, the Down syndrome community…
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