The Delta Community Foundation, through the Robert and Sandra O'Keefe Endowment Fund, has donated $7,000 to the Reach Child and Youth Development Society Counselling program to help more children with special needs and their families get support.
The 10th annual New Westminster Cultural Crawl is coming up this summer, and the organizing committee is on the lookout for local artists to participate.
It's spring and with the recent outstanding weather, people have taken to their gardens to get things ready.
Our autistic son Daniel is in the special needs BASES program in Grade 8 at Panorama Ridge Secondary in Surrey.
Those living with developmental disabilities in Chilliwack face enormous challenges that are often overlooked.
There are now more places for electric vehicle owners to charge their batteries in Burnaby.
Wheelchair racing legend Eugene Reimer of Abbotsford will be inducted into the Athletics Canada Hall of Fame.
Richard Morrison is one of eight people who will be receiving an annual BC Rehab Gert Vorsteher Memorial Award tomorrow (Wednesday).
Seniors and people with disabilities in PoCo can now request free high-quality smoke alarms and help testing their existing alarms from the city.
Two Burnaby childcare centres for children with developmental disabilities have apparently been robbed of their playground toys.
HandyDART, a public transportation system for people with disabilities, is not meeting demand.
The B.C. Liberal Party has finally announced a candidate for Burnaby-Lougheed, the riding held by longtime Liberal Harry Bloy.
There are people who believe in the perfect life, and that people with disabilities shouldn't be born, because they wouldn't be able to live that life.
Friday, April 5...Wild Life, a new four-person show by New West Artists in partnership with thenetworkhub.ca. Opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m., second floor of River Market, 810 Quayside Dr. Wild Life features artists Alicija Draganska, Robert Jost, James Price and Julia Schoennagel. Art can be viewed during Networking Hub's hours, Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Stephen Mitchell said getting a job at a manufacturing company last year was a "gift from God."
Thursday, March 28...Computer, eReader, tablet or phone, all can be used to read electronic books including library books. Find out how to borrow ebooks for free at an information session at the New Westminster Public Library, 7 p.m.
The biggest barrier for the genuine inclusion of people with disabilities is not an issue of charity or low self-esteem but one of civil rights, according to the folks behind Hope Is Not A Plan, a film that's showing at the Bob Prittie Metrotown library branch in April.
More than one million home owners in British Columbia may be eligible to receive the entire Home Owner Grant again this year.
Many people think people with disabilities aren't happy to be alive, therefore they should be aborted or murdered.