This annual celebration recognizes the contributions and accomplishments of people with developmental disabilities across our province.
Below is a list of stories from around the province.
If you have a story to share from your own community, please let us know by emailing CLBCInfo@gov.bc.ca.
Community Living Month Stories
Visit the links below for Community Living Month news and events from across the province.
This list will be updated regularly throughout the month so be sure to check back often.
- Prince George Asks What Does Inclusion Mean to You?
- Six Comox Valley residents receive Welcoming Communities awards
- Pathways Abilities on hand for Kelowna human inclusion chain
- Kelowna Proclaims Community Living Month – published in the Kelowna Now
- VIDEO – Human chain formed around Kelowna City Hall to celebrate inclusion – video captured by Castanet News
- CLBC celebrates Community Living Month – A special message from CLBC CEO Seonag Macrae
- Welcoming Communities: We all have a role to play – Editorial in the Vancouver Sun by Minister Michelle Stilwell and CLBC Board Chair Tom Christensen
- B.C. celebrates Community Living Month – Government News Release from the Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation
The Province of B.C. along with many municipalities and districts have officially proclaimed October 2015 as Community Living Month.
Click the links below to read the proclamations, and if your community has officially proclaimed Community Living Month, you can send the information to CLBCInfo@gov.bc.ca.
- B.C. Government Proclamation
- City of Colwood
- City of Victoria
- District of Sooke
- District of Highlands
- Town of View Royal
- Town of Sidney
WOW!clbc Recognition Awards
CLBC’s annual WOW!clbc recognition awards will be kicking off right in the middle of Community Living Month on October 15.
This year we’re asking people to include a photo, along with their nomination form, that shows what inclusion looks like in their community.
Full details along with the online nomination form will be posted on the WOW!clbc webpage here by October 15, and hard copy nomination forms will also be available in CLBC offices across the province on that day.