We Regret to Inform you… –Interview with the directors: Dr. Heidi Janz & Eva Colmers

By Stacey Francis Winning Awards and Breaking Barriers On May 14, 2016 the short film, We Regret to Inform you… won the EDA Award for Best Female-Directed Documentary Short at the DOXA Documentary Film Festival. The EDA Award is presented …
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Making a giant leap forward and pursuing his dreams – Shayne De Wildt

By Dan Chalcraft   “I’ve always been good with technology and would consider myself to be technology geek,” says Shayne De Wildt, who lives with cerebral palsy and spastic quadriplegia which affects his mobility. He is on the right path …
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Jason and Rand – A dynamic duo sets their eyes on a Guinness World Record

By Asia Schmok Picture courtesy of the Symbiathletic Facebook page   Rand Surbey lives with cerebral palsy, a condition that limits his motor skills. He uses a powerchair to get around and a soundboard to communicate. However, this has not …
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A man who keeps on giving – Yoshi Tanabe and the Tanabe Bursary Story

By Dan Chalcraft   Yoshi Tanabe is extremely proud to be the namesake of the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC’s Tanabe Bursary program! The program has supported close to a hundred students with cerebral palsy to attend post-secondary school in BC …
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Inspired by Community: June Volunteer of the Month Julia Halipchuk

“I have been comforted and been inspired by the CPABC community..”   Julia Halipchuk, a young engineer living with cerebral palsy, is a prominent figure at the Cerebral Palsy Association of British Columbia through her role on the Board of …
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