CVS Blog

Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture

Kickstart Disability Arts & Culture seeks Canadian visual artists who live with a disability to apply to be part of the upcoming exhibition, And I Shall Be Happy. This curated exhibit will explore the theme And I Shall Be Happy from the perspective of artists who live with a disability. Our theme is open to…
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FSI Employment Booklet – Check it Out!

The Family Institute of British Columbia has developed a new employment booklet for families called Employment Option for Individuals and Families in BC. Download it and check it out! Also, did you know that Sue Mann (longtime employee of CVS) is now coordinating the Coquitlam Chapter of familyWORKs. Congratulations Sue!
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CVS is a Member of Coquitlam’s Accessibility Group

For many years, CVS has been an active member of the City of Coquitlam's Universal-Accessibility Advisory Group working with others to make Coquitlam and the Tri-Cities more inclusive and disability confident. At our meeting last night, chaired by Councillor Zarillo we discussed scent awareness and how much sensitivities can affect people, employment of people with disabilities…
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TJ’s PATH

At CVS this last Saturday, we had the great pleasure of working with TJ and his family to create a two-year PATH for TJ. The person-centred plan involves a number of TJ's dreams (much thanks to staff for talking it up with TJ well in advance of the PATH and making sure that he had…
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