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June 15, 2017 LipSync Update: Vancouver Mini Maker Faire

Before heading out for a number of events on the road for the last few weeks of June, it was good to be at the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire right near home, and in our local community.

Rodger

June 14, 2017 Rodger moves up to full-time work with Working Together

Rodger was already employed when he came to the Neil Squire Society. He had been working as a security guard for the past two and a half years, yet he had been working less than 10 hours a week, and was feeling seriously financially strained.

Pictured left-to-right: TELUS International Senior Vice-President and Chief Corporate Officer, Marilyn Tyfting; Neil Squire Society Executive Director, Gary Birch; and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, Carla Qualtrough.

June 6, 2017 TELUS LipSync Buildathon

On June 2nd and 3rd, we hosted the TELUS LipSync Buildathon. While leaving the TELUS Garden with 30 more newly built LipSyncs was enough reason for elation — not to mention getting to meet an enthusiastic, hard-working group of makers at TELUS — it was an announcement by the Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, Carla Qualtrough, that had us really excited for the future.

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