Directors’ Blog

1% Pay Raise Effective April 2015

A 1% increase to pay rates takes effect in April 2015. The Provincial Government has committed to funding increases to community social service workers to 2019. Continue reading

The Sniper by Dallas Stager aka The Underdog

Dallas is a Special Olympics athlete, a First Nations self advocate, a great friend to many and we are proud to have him as a board member of Spectrum Society for Community Living. Continue reading

Read-A-Thon November 10, 2014

On November 10th the members of Vancouver’s Spectrum Next Chapter Book Club will be holding a Read-a-Thon hosted at Joe’s Table Cafe from 12 – 6 p.m. Continue reading

Open House 2014 Pictures

Spectrum’s Open House and AGM was on Saturday October 25, 2014. Continue reading

Strategic Plan 2014 – 2017 Approved by the Board

Spectrum’s Strategic Plan for 2014 to 2017 has been approved by the Board of Directors and posted to our website. Continue reading

Provincial Government Updates

Three recent government announcements summarized – Innovation and Sustainability Roundtable, Accessibility 2024, and New CEO at Community Living BC. Continue reading

Spectrum Board Member Wears Many Hats

In 1987, before moving to Montreal to pursue his PhD, McDonagh turned his interest into action, co-founding a non-profit agency in Vancouver that provides support services for people with developmental disabilities, autism and acquired brain injuries. Continue reading

Supporting the People of the Philippines

We invite you to participate in an online giving group created by community living agencies called Aid for our Global Family to support relief efforts in the Philippines. Continue reading

A Tale of Realized Dreams by Shirlane Colban

Shirlane and Dena tell us about dreams coming true and a trip to the Magic Kingdom. Continue reading

Adam wins the Jersey! and Other Open House Happenings

Thank you to everyone who came out for the Open House, Book Launch and Annual General Meeting on Saturday, October 26, 13 at the Spectrum Office. Continue reading