Public Announcements

Annual Summer Picnic!

Our annual picnic was another fun success, sunny and an awesome turnout! Thank you to everyone that helped pull it all together this year. To the Spectrum team; your help, big or small was immensely appreciated!   So fun to … Continue reading

Health and safety during extreme heat

Environment Canada has recently issued heat warnings in areas throughout B.C. The safety of the individuals we support and our staff is a top priority for us. Spectrum would like to remind our staff, caregivers, families and individuals to take … Continue reading

Joyce Collingwood Skytrain Access Issues

Joyce-Collingwood Station Effective: Jul 16, 2018 05:00 AM Until further notice The Joyce Street entrance to the west station house of Joyce-Collingwood station will be closed for renovations until Spring 2019. Passengers are still able to use the two entrances by … Continue reading

Self-Advocate Net – Stories

Self-Advocate Net is an on-line community for the voice of Self Advocate leaders across BC. It is a place to have a voice, break down stereotypes and encourage positive change in our communities. Change starts with sharing what is important … Continue reading

Maintaining Employment

Maintaining Employment Written by: Karen Lai, Employment Connector Yes, you are right… achieving employment is a big step, but to continue with this, once you get the employment, it is maintaining it, especially during the first few months of employment … Continue reading

Community Events – July 20, 2018

What’s happening in your community in July – Caramel Coffee House and Social Club – Honda Celebration of Light 2018 – Totally Amazing – “Free To Be Me” Teresa Pocock – Temple Grandin – Ways to Save at The Fair –
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Please join us for our Annual Picnic – July 18, 2018

Please join us for the Annual Summer Picnic! WHEN:  Wednesday, July 18, 2018 TIME:  3 pm – 6 pm WHERE: John Hendry Park – Trout Lake – Picnic Gazebo 3300 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4M4 We always welcome potluck … Continue reading

Community Events – July 6, 2018

What’s happening in your community in July?  – Playland At The PNE – Commercial Drive Car Free Day – 41 Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival – Caramel Coffee House and Social Club – Honda Celebration of Light 2018 Continue reading

Grace Lin review by The Next Chapter Book Club

The Next Chapter Book Club has just finished its latest book Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, by author and illustrator Grace Lin. It tells the story of Minli and her quest to Never Ending Mountain. She wants to get … Continue reading

Please join us for our Annual Picnic – July 18, 2018

Please join us for the Annual Summer Picnic! WHEN:  Wednesday, July 18, 2018 TIME:  3 pm – 6 pm WHERE: John Hendry Park – Trout Lake – Picnic Gazebo 3300 Victoria Dr, Vancouver, BC V5N 4M4 We always welcome potluck … Continue reading