Police investigation, public outcry following B.C. woman’s medically assisted death Tim Stainton: “We are now one of the 3 most permissive jurisdictions on Medical Assistance in Dying or assisted suicide in the world. They fight every day for an assisted life and they feel that they are just now being offered an assisted death.” CTV Interview April 28, 2022 Canada now has one of the […]

Remembering Sara McDonald It is with heavy hearts that we fondly remember our friend and colleague Sara McDonald who passed away peacefully on February 1, 2022. She deeply impacted our lives and our community, and her contributions will be long lasting. Sara was an integral member of the Institute is our early years as the Centre for Inclusion […]

Congratulations to Dr. Rachelle Hole The CIIC is very pleased to announce that Co-Director Dr. Rachelle Hole has been promoted to Full Professor.  This is very well deserved recognition of her major scholarly contributions, many of which we have been privileged to share through the work of the CIIC. Congratulations Rachelle! Find out more about Rachelle’s work here.  

BC Provincial Accessibility Committee Announced The Provincial Accessibility Committee (the committee) is an advisory committee to government established under the Accessible British Columbia Act. The committee works to improve accessibility for persons with disabilities and supports the implementation of the Accessible BC Act in the following ways: Develops and recommends accessibility standards to government Engages with the public on the […]

CIIC 2020 – 2021 Annual Report With thanks to our community, university and government partners we are pleased to share our 2020 -2021 Annual Report. CIIC Annual Report 2020 – 2021 Final

CIIC Responds to the Covid-19 Global Pandemic Covid-19 has impacted our world in so many ways. Unfortunately it has hit the most vulnerable people hardest, including people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The CIIC was quick to respond in a variety of ways to help mitigate the impacts and learn lessons for the future. Find out more about some […]