Feature Stories

Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni – Official Announcement

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LEAFS FANS UNITE! The CSCL Hockey Alumni Series continues… The Chilliwack Society for Community Living (CSCL) is thrilled to welcome the Toronto Maple Leafs Alumni Tour to a game at Prospera Centre on Saturday, February 22, 2020! Puck drops at 7pm. The TMLA will play a group

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Staff Spotlight – Jen Pagliericci

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Congratulations to Jenny Church Pagliericci for receiving the latest CSCL STAR Award for excellence in her job as a CSCL employee. Q: How long have you been with CSCL and what do you do? I have been working at CSCL for almost ten years now as a

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Celebrating over 32 years of Employment

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Like many people, Neil Fromhart graduated from school and promptly entered the workforce, and has been working ever since, for over 32 years. This may not seem exceptional, but when you consider the employment rates for people with developmental disabilities (15%-26% versus 79% for people without disabilities),

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Canadian Non Profit Employer of Choice

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CSCL has been recognized as a Canadian Non Profit Employer of Choice for 2018! The NEOC award recognizes nonprofits whose exemplary talent management practices support successful mission delivery in the communities they serve. This is exciting news, and we are so grateful to all our employees who

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Thaddeus Leads The Way

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Not many people can claim to be an expert in fun, but Thaddeus Trill arguably holds that title since winning Employee of the Year Award from the Chilliwack Landing Leisure Center, where he works as a “Fun Leader”. Thaddeus has worked at the Leisure Center for about

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Chiefs Fan For Life

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Hockey season is in full swing, and while nobody can predict whether or not the Chilliwack Chiefs will repeat as National Champions this year, there is one thing they can count on: a group of committed and dedicated fans cheering them on! One of those fans is

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David’s Social Capital Story – Busy Bee!

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David Godbout is a hard-working success story – a self-employed business owner with a successful micro-enterprise called, “Busy Bee”. David’s interest in enterprise goes back to “Teen Biz”, an unofficial business, back in the day, run by teens in CSCL’s Teen Clubs selling pop and snacks at

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Author – Jordon LeFaivre Interview

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Tell us a bit about yourself: My name is Jordan LeFaivre and I am 23 years old. Right now I’m a novelist and I’m working part-time at the Pacific Regional Training Centre (PRTC) as a Dining Room Attendant. As a child, I had a 1:1 childcare workers

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Living with Labels and Lies

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One woman’s story of “exceeding expectations” after a childhood of abuse, isolation and institutionalization. Carol Dauphinais is a hero to many and has been a tirless advocate for children and marginalised people. Carol lives in Chilliwack and has graciously presented numerous times at CSCL’s staff training days.

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Designs by Kara-Lyn

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Kara-Lyn has loved drawing since she was a small child. For years she drew pictures for the other adults in her program to colour. Many friends have her designs on their fridge at home. She is pleased to finally publish her first colouring book so that more

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