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Federal Government Adds New Supports for People with Disabilities

There are two new updates from the Government of Canada that provide more supports for people with disabilities. Canadian Dental Care Plan The Canadian Dental...

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Person Centred Planning through an Indigenous Lens – First Year Report

We applied for an innovation grant last year from CLBC and received one year of funding to explore the issue of person centred planning through...

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Person Centred Planning through an Indigenous Lens

We are thrilled to announce a new initiative Spectrum will be exploring over the next year on person centred planning through an Indigenous lens.  This...

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International Day of People with Disabilities – Dec 3 2021

Inclusion: The Journey to Community On December 3, 2021, on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities the BC Self Advocacy Foundation, Community Ventures Society,...

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Hot Week Ahead! Stay Cool!

Temperatures over the next week are going to be in the high 30's! Or in the old Fahrenheit, over 100 degrees on Sunday and Monday....

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Strategic Plan 2021 – Goal 5 – Expand and Maintain our Community Partnerships

Spectrum’s new strategic plan provides us with direction for the next three years and identifies our priorities for training and support.  Each week for the next...

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Strategic Plan 2021 – Goal 4 – Aligned with and Accessible to Diverse Communities

Spectrum’s new strategic plan provides us with direction for the next three years and identifies our priorities for training and support.  Each week for the next...

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Spectrum’s Strategic Planning Update

In September 2020, Spectrum launched its latest round of strategic planning.  To help lead the planning process, we brought in an external consultant.   Marsha D’Angelo...

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Equal Work Equal Pay BC – We Need Your Support

Support for Our Essential Workers Pandemic Pay: The Provincial Government announced a special premium of $4 / hour for front line workers in community social...

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Remembering Mildred DeHaan

Mildred DeHaan, one of the early family leaders for deinstitutionalization in BC and a great friend of Spectrum, passed away on June 9, 2020, just...

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Five Weeks In – Keeping People Safe and Healthy

Good Morning; We have been living and working in this state of emergency for five weeks now and I want to thank everyone for their...

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One Week at a Time

One Week at a Time It’s been just over a month since we started sending these updates.  Such a short time since we went from...

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