With the BC Election around the corner on May 9th, InclusionBC has released information to help individuals exercise their right to vote.  You can also visit the website  Check it out!

Help get out the vote!

Inclusion BC has created an information and participation guide to empower British Columbians with disabilities to vote. Help us get out the vote! Download the guide here.



  • Questions and answers about voting
  • Political parties and their leaders
  • Participating in the election
  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Glossary
  • “You can vote” poster

Visit the ‘I Am Voting’ Website

Inclusion BC 227 – Sixth Street New Westminster, British Columbia V3L 3A5 Canada

WEBINAR: Role of Trustee – May 16th

The Family Support Institute is partnering with KMK Law Corporation to put on a free webinar on May 16th – check out the info below and their poster!

Please see the attached poster (or below) for FSI’s next upcoming webinar on “Role of Trustee” set for May 16 at 6:30pm.  This is a follow up webinar to the one we held last month on “Disability Estates and Planning” and will be presented by Ken Kramer.   Simply click on the image below to register.  Please post and share with your networks!    Thank you.

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KELOWNA: Individualized Funding and Microboards – May 15th

Hey everyone, this month’s CLBC Community Council Family Forum is presenting “An Introduction to Individualized Funding and Microboards with Caitlin Goodsell” on Monday, May 15th from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the CLBC Office Boardroom (140-1060 Manhattan Drive). Pizza provided! Check out the PDF poster for more info.

Remember to RSVP to Linda Farr by 4:30 PM on Friday, May 12th. You can email Linda at or give her a call at 250-712-3610.

Interested in attending? Leave us a comment!

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SPOTLIGHT: PLAN Okanagan’s Run For Friends – Apr. 30th

Hey everybody, PLAN Okanagan’s Run for Friends is coming up quickly – check it out!

Hi all, 

PLAN Okanagan’s Run for Friends is just 2 weeks… hope you are going to make it!  It’s always a fun time!  Please check out our attached poster or go to our Facebook Page  for more information or directly to our PLAN Okanagan Event Page at Running Room to register. Registration includes free t-shirt, snacks and beverages. The top 3 competitors of each race length will receive a bottle of wine for a prize.  Self Advocates fee is still only $10. You can also contact me or David Paynter (  for info or to register.

See you April 30th at Mission Creek Greenway..


Mary Bickert
Coordinator/Community Connector
PLAN Okanagan
1650 Bernard Avenue
Kelowna, BC  V1Y 6R9
250 860 2080

The purpose of PLAN Okanagan is to create safe and secure futures, in community, for people with disabilities and their families.


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SPOTLIGHT: First Prize Photo!

Community Connections is excited to share some great news – David Wells, who entered into CLBC’s “Favorite Things / Hobbies” Photo Contest this year, has won First Prize!

His photo of a gentleman DJ’ing at Kootenay Co-op Radio was chosen by a committee of self advocates, family members, service providers, and community members as the winning entry.

Congratulations Dave!

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