Restorative Justice

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Coffee and Conversation with MLA Simons

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It’s National Volunteer Week!!

April 7-13th is National Volunteer Week. Most of inclusion Powell Rivers’ volunteers are with the Better at Home. iPRS and the United Way provide this program for Powell River and the qathet Regional District. Better at Home provides non-medical supports for seniors including housekeeping, yard maintenance or local transportation to appointments or shopping. Some of […]

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Fassion for a Passion Returns for Spring & Summer!

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AIM-Flea Market

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Community Update BC’s Poverty Reduction Plan Announced March 18th

From our partners at BC’s first poverty reduction plan, announced March 18 by Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction Shane Simpson, included some more improvements to Ministry coverage and accessibility in addition to the $50 rate increase to disability and income assistance effective April 1, 2019. The improvements include: Eliminating the requirement to apply […]

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Meeting for all youth and adults with intellectual disabilities and their families

Inclusion Powell River Society invites All youth and adults with intellectual disabilities and their families to attend a meeting Where: ARC – 7055 Alberni St. When: Tuesday, March 12 from 7 –9 pm Doors will open at 6:30 pm

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Transition Fair brings information and service providers together

From Sara Donnelly / Powell River Peak Turning 19 is a rite of passage for any youth. For those with disabilities it marks a change in the services available as the teen moves, or ages out, from childhood to adult services. Navigating through these changes can be complex and daunting for both parents and the […]

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Coldest Night of the Year

The Coldest Night of the Year event was on Saturday, February 23, 2019. CNOY is a national walk-a-thon that helps raise funds for charities that serve hungry, homeless and hurting people in town, and in 136 communities across Canada. Congratulations to the inclusion Powell River clients and staff who participated this year. Their goal was […]

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Strength on the other side of bullying

original source: Sara Donnelly / Powell River Peak   In recent years, Pink Shirt Day has brought the issue of bullying top of mind at schools and beyond. Being the victim of intimidation, cruelty and exclusion can happen to anyone at any stage of life, but those with physical and intellectual differences are much more […]

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