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The Most Autism-Friendly Town in Canada

  This video spotlights the small town of Channel-Port aux Basques in Newfoundland. The town of 4,000 people went from have no local resources for individuals with autism to being the most autism-friendly town in the country. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jeij97_573c   This video is well worth the watch and an inspiration of what can be done throughout…
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Podcasts to Inspire

We stumbled on two inspiring podcasts from the CBC recently and wanted to share them with you. The first, Inclusive design benefits everyone, not just people with disabilities, discusses where we are in terms of design elements that could be improved to remove barriers for individuals with disabilities. This discussion talks about a Person First…
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Community Council Family BBQ & Talent Showcase

Come meet other families, find out more about Community Living BC (CLBC), participate in a talent show if you like, be entertained by a clown and musician, hear some guest speakers, play games, have a delicious lunch, and just have fun! Bring chairs, a blanket, your favourite games, and sports equipment. Details: Date: Saturday, August…
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Cabinet Shuffle: Minister Carla Qualtrough now responsible for Accessibility

It was announced this month that Minister Carla Qualtrough, an MP from Delta, BC will be taking on an expanded role to include Accessibility. She is now the Minister of Public Services and Procurement and Accessibility. Carla Qualtrough played a leadership role in developing Canada's first Accessibility Legislation, which was tabled in Ottawa in June.
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