Matt’s Parade

Matt

On March 19, 2020, Matt Mackay celebrated his 10 year anniversary working for the Chilliwack RCMP. To show their appreciation for his hard work and dedication, RCMP members, friends, family, and support staff held a drive-by parade past his house. The celebration attracted a lot of attention

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Our Pandemic Story

Our Pandemic Story – Stories from around CSCL: the pandemic has affected us all in different ways – big and small. “The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word ‘crisis.’ One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware

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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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I Am Voting

Canada’s last federal election was on October 21, 2019 and with that election came important changes to make voting in Canada more accessible. Paul Kerr is very familiar with voting, as well as the work that goes into making an informed decision. His support staff will provide

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Celebrating over 32 years of Employment

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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Thaddeus Leads The Way

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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Girl Guide Leader

Congratulations to Terra for winning the Grand Prize in CSCL’s 2018 Photo Contest – What Does Social Capital Look Like To You?. Terra submitted the photo with help from CSCL’s Outreach Services. Terra has just started as a leader with the Girl Guides in Chilliwack. The photo

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Chiefs Fan For Life

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!

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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CSCL Photo Contest Winner 2017

Congratulations to Adrian Collins for winning the year’s Photo Contest – “What Does Social Capital Look Like To You?” Adrian submitted a photo with support from his Vocational Counselor at CSCL’s Supported Employment Services titled “DSLR Sefie”. Adrian is a freelance photographer (his business is called Adrian

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