Services for People with Developmental Disabilities: Signs of Hope from the Government

Earlier this year, families shared their stories of the circumstances faced by people with developmental disabilities to the Select Committee on Developmental Services, resulting in a final report that was presented to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in July. This report is based on a series of hearings held at Queen’s Park and across the province over the winter. At the … [Read more...]

The Meadows – Open House

BAC and the Meadows invite you to the 2014 Open House at the Meadows on Sunday, October 26 to learn about riding programs for individuals with disabilities. Meet the horses, coaches and staff and take a test ride! Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014, 12:00 noon - 3:00 p.m. Location: The Meadows, 2495 Lloydtown  Aurora Side Road, King City, L7B 1A3 Please RSVP to … [Read more...]

Innoversity Summit – Oct. 28 & 29, 2014

Innoversity is a not-for-profit organization working to increase the participation and representation of cultural minority, Aboriginal and disabled Canadians in the media industry and public sector. Find out more at the Innoversity Summit, taking place in Toronto on Oct. 28 and 29. Amazing Mentorships for People with Disabilities Are you someone with a disability who … [Read more...]

Every Canadian Counts – Regional Meeting


Over 2.5 million Canadians live with long-term disabilities, but few have access to the basic supports and services they need. Every Canadian Counts is an emerging coalition advocating for a national disability insurance program to improve Canadians' access to disability supports. On October 30, Every Canadian Counts will host a Regional Meeting in Woodstock at the Quality … [Read more...]

CanChild – Family Engagement Day, Sat. Nov. 22, 2014

Families of children with disabilities or a chronic health condition are invited to attend the 25th Anniversary Family Youth Engagement Day, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at McMaster University Main Campus, Student Centre, CIBC Hall, Hamilton, ON. The day offers families an opportunity to engage with scientists, families and community members in discussions about child health … [Read more...]