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Johnny’s Story

Johnny’s Story

Johnny is a happy, self-employed individual whose business is going well. Johnny’s situation, however,  was not always so fortunate. He began his journey facing barriers that he was not even aware of. He couldn’t keep a job for extended periods of time causing...
Ashti’s Story

Ashti’s Story

Having two bachelor degrees does not guarantee you a job in todays labour market, not to mention a meaningful one. Young Ashti figured this out first hand after completing a Political Science degree from the University of Alberta and another degree in Sociology at the...
Andrea’s Story

Andrea’s Story

Things were difficult for Andrea.   As a woman living with PTSD who was also the mother of a four-year-old son, she needed a job with the flexibility that allowed her to care for her family and also meet their financial needs. Andrea had a lot of solid work experience...
Success Video: Van’s Story

Success Video: Van’s Story

Van came to the Vancouver DTES WorkBC Centre because he was having a hard time finding employers who could understand and accommodate his need for time off and additional support as he was undergoing aggressive cancer treatment…. …the person I was going...
Daisy’s Story

Daisy’s Story

Like most people, Daisy and her partner moved to a small town looking for peace. However, their circumstances were a little different – Daisy faced many physical challenges and they both shared hearing impairments. Moving to a new town, physical challenges and a...
Darcell’s Story

Darcell’s Story

Darcell Lehmann has been working since she was 14 years old. She worked hard at job after job from clerical work to retail management, but felt like she was getting nowhere. “I was tired of working and living like this,” she said, “I had no sense of accomplishment. I...