Month: March 2017

February 28 regular Choices Transitional Home community meeting: March 21 7 pm, Don Evans (Our Place) will present a vision for a Therapeutic Recovery Community to View Royal Council and Community. Choices Transitoonal Home occupies the former Youth Detention Centre at the end of Talcott Rd, a long block from Eagleview Elementary School.

“Teachers and education assistants need to be trained for severe behaviour, and need to deal with a broad array of issues. What is the training? Inclusion can be exclusion. What you in the majority see as segregation can mean community. A segregated space can be inclusive. Where’s the training coming from for specific disorders? Haven’t seen it. And how will you monitor that it is true inclusion?”

McNally: That the Board instruct the Chair to prepare the necessary documents to effect withdrawal of this Board from the BCSTA as soon as possible. [Was postponed to this meeting from October, until after the Board invited BCSTA Executive members to meet with the Board, and the meeting took place. See motion rationale H.1 d here.] / Defeated. For: Loring-Kuhanga, McNally, Nohr Against: Leonard, Orcherton, Paynter, Watters, Whiteaker