Feature Stories

A Message About Coronavirus (COVID-19)


CSCL is monitoring the COVID-19 coronavirus situation closely, and relying on information from the Provincial Health Services Authority. If you have questions about COVID-19, please call: COVID-19 Questions: 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319) BC HealthLink: Dial 811 Please refer to the BC Centre for Disease Control for steps for prevention.

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Canadian Nonprofit Employer of Choice Award

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CSCL is proud to be one of twelve organizations in Canada to have won the Canadian Nonprofit Employer of Choice Award for 2019. This is a credit to our employees’ commitment and dedication! Congratulations to our 375 staff members who made this happen! Thanks to everyone that

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Bowls of Hope


It is the season for giving, and not just of gifts, but also in giving back to the community.  CSCL supports and encourages volunteering within the community, and many of the people we serve are active volunteers in various organizations.  One such organization is Chilliwack Bowls of

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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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David’s Social Capital Story – Busy Bee!


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


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


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


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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