Michael Prince Appointed as Next CLBC Chair
In May it was announced by the B.C. government that Michael J. Prince, the Lansdowne professor of social policy at the University of Victoria, had been appointed chair of Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) by Shane Simpson, Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. The appointment of a new chair provides an opportunity to reimagine the future of community inclusion.
As a social policy advisor, Prince has helped governments and organizations develop policies and actions that further inclusion and accessibility, and has made substantive contributions to the understanding of disabilities in Canada.
Mr. Prince has served as a member of the social policy committee of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities, and was a policy fellow of the Broadbent Institute. He is a recipient of a President’s Award from the Canadian Association of Community Living, in recognition of his contribution to Canadians’ understanding of public policy that builds an inclusive and accessible Canada.
For more information on the appointment and CLBC\’s mandate, please click here.