Summer camp "the best place on earth”; You’re invited! Dessert & Wine night out and AGM, downright exclusive straw ban, and NEW Suggest a Program page!
The Insider | Cerebral Palsy Association of BC
August 22nd, 2018

“The best place on Earth!” – Kurstyn's stress-free summer camp story

I have never once heard “No you can’t,” or “That’s impossible!" Camp is truly the BEST PLACE ON EARTH!" 

For 22-year-old Kurstyn Froud, going to accessible summer camp each year allows her to “timeout” and have a stress-free week with her friends. This year, the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC stepped in with financial assistance to send her to Easter Seals Camp Winfield just outside of Kelowna for one week in July.  

Read the full article here


Dessert & Wine Fundraiser

The 5th Annual Dessert & Wine Fundraiser

We invite you to enjoy a night of laughter, sharing stories, and playing silly games while supporting the Cerebral Palsy Association of BC. All funds raised will go towards our free programs and services so that people living with cerebral palsy and other disabilities can live a Life Without Limits.

There will be a selection of fine wines combined with a variety of cheeses and sweets to whet your appetite! Non-alcoholic drinks along with coffee and tea will be offered as well.

When: Saturday, September 15th from 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: The Sweetery Cafe (340 W 2nd Avenue, Vancouver)
Price: $20 per ticket
Click here to buy your ticket

Annual General Meeting 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Bonsor Recreation Complex
Multipurpose room 1&2
6550 Bonsor, Burnaby, BC V5H 3G4  
5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

This event is free: volunteers, community partners, current & new members are all welcome.
Email to RSVP

Join us at the GoodLife Fitness Victoria Marathon! 

#TeamCPABC invites you to join us in the Good Life Fitness Victoria Marathon on Sunday, October 7. The event features four different races to walk, roll or run in – Marathon (Main and Early Start), Half Marathon, 8K Road Race, and Thrifty Foods Kids Run.

For more details or to register with #TeamCPABC in the Victoria Marathon, visit:

Unable to participate? Help us spread the word about this event with your friends and family who may want to register! For info and promotional material to send to your network, please click here or contact Lindsay at 

News and Media

“Downright exclusive”: CPABC comments on plastic straw ban

An outright ban of the plastic straw is not an inclusive policy, but, rather, downright exclusive.” – Glenda Watson-Hyatt, CPABC member


The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC does not agree with an outright ban on plastic straws. We believe that plastic straws should be readily available for anyone with a disability when they request one. There are many valid reasons why people with disabilities need plastic straws.

Read the full article here


NEW "Suggest a Program" page 

Got an idea for a program we should offer that you think will benefit CPABC members? 

Please visit our “Suggest a Program” page and submit your idea!

Please keep in mind, we take all suggestions into consideration but unfortunately are not able to fulfill all of them.

Stay Connected

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330 - 409 Granville Street
Vancouver, BC V6C 1T2

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