Burnaby Regional Office

Ugen soldering a LipSync

February 14, 2018 LipSync Buildathon with Neil Squire Solutions

The Neil Squire Solutions team worked together to build seven LipSyncs. A LipSync is a mouth-controlled device that helps people with limited use of their arms to operate a touchscreen device.

Maria-Luisa, Solutions for Employment participant

February 14, 2018 Maria-Luisa Makes a Career Change She Loves

Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia, Maria-Luisa was looking to “reinvent” herself in a new career that would meet her needs. With the Solutions for Employment program, she explored her strengths and secured employment as an interpreter.

Jonas, Solutions for Employment participant

January 31, 2018 Jonas Finds a Job that Matches His Skills

Jonas, who has polio and partial paralysis in his legs, was looking for an architectural drafting job. He approached our Solutions for Employment program to learn how to upgrade his skills.

Roy with his guitar

January 24, 2018 Technology@Work Helps Roy Get “Back on Track”

Singer-songwriter Roy Forbes was declared legally blind after an accident damaged his good eye. With Technology@Work, he received a range of assistive equipment that helped him to continue performing.

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