March 2020 | Vancouver Island
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Currently Open:
Duncan Family Movie Matinee | Mar 15
Register now before reg. closes Thu, Mar 12.

Mark Your Calendars:
Nanaimo & Victoria Monthly Youth & Adult | April (13+yrs)
Reg. opens Mon, Mar 9 at noon
Reg. closes: Fri, Mar 20 at noon
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Duncan Easter Eggspress | April 13
Reg. opens Mon, Mar 16 at noon
Reg. closes: Fri, Mar 27 at noon
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Upcoming Programs
Family Movie Matinee - Duncan (All Ages)
Sun, Mar 15 | 10am
Caprice Cinema

Families are invited to enjoy a relaxing trip to see Onward*. The theatre is closed to the public to make for a comfortable and welcoming setting. *movie subject to change

Online registration is currently open and closes Wednesday, March 11, at noon.
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Easter Eggspress - Duncan (All Ages)
Mon, Apr 13 | 9am
BC Forest Discovery Centre

Families can explore the grounds in search of nature’s surprises and secrets from the past by going on a scavenger hunt. Each child will receive some Easter treats at the end of the hunt (while supplies last).

Online registration opens Monday, March 16, at noon, and closes Friday, March 27, at noon.
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April Monthly Youth & Adult Programs (13+yrs)

Bowling - Nanaimo
Tues, Apr 14, 4pm-6pm
Brechin Lanes
Enjoy an afternoon of bowling! 

Bowling – Victoria (13+yrs)
Sat, Apr 4, 2pm-3:30pm
Langford Lanes
Enjoy an afternoon of bowling! 

Online registration for these programs opens Monday, March 9, at noon, and closes Friday, March 20, at noon. 
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Did You Know that April is Autism Acceptance Month?
1 in 46 children in BC has autism. This April, we are celebrating Autism Acceptance Month.

Leading up to last April, Jack asked his teacher if he could speak to his class about autism and how his classmates could support CAN. By giving his talk, Jack helped educate his peers while raising funds for CAN and increasing autism acceptance in his classroom. Way to go Jack! (Read the full story.)

Have an idea for a fundraiser, partnership, or a way to educate your school about the prevalence of autism? We CAN support you!

Contact with any questions or ideas.
Learn more

Upcoming in the April Newsletter

  • Victoria Family Event at Royal BC Museum & IMAX Theater
  • Summer Program Guide
  • May Youth and Adult Programs
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Nanaimo Clippers Bantam T2 2018/19  associate captain Thomas poses with Logan, a CAN participant and Shelby, CAN’s Regional Coordinator in Nanaimo.

Thank you BC Hockey - Bantam Tier 2! 
During the 2018-19 Bantam T2 BC Hockey Championships last March in Nanaimo, their board selected CAN as the recipient of their 50/50 sales throughout the tournament weekend. In total, they raised $1,150 from their sales which will help programs, training, and community engagement initiatives for individuals with autism and their families throughout BC.
Canucks & Science World Offers!
Got plans to be on the mainland? Check out these two offers from our community partners at the Vancouver Canucks and Science World!
Vancouver Canucks
Autism Acceptance Night

Sat, Mar 28 | 7pm game time
Rogers Arena

Watch the Canucks showcase the successes of CAN participants and promote acceptance of autism as they play the Anaheim Ducks!

Special ticket pricing is available for CAN members until March 11. Prices range from $54-$83 in the upper bowl.

To access this pricing:
1. Visit this Ticketmaster page.
2. Select the "Find Tickets" button on the Ticketmaster page.
3. When prompted for the promo code, enter CAN in the empty field.

Limited availability! As this is an exclusive opportunity for CAN members, please refrain from sharing publicly.
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Science World
Community Access Pass
From now until May 31, CAN members can request a pass, giving general admission to up to 10 guests for FREE!

Additional benefits include access to Science World member express lines and discounts for OMNIMAX and Science Store purchases.

*Must be a registered CAN member. First-come, first-served.
Request A Pass
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Did You Know? Canucks Autism Network supports over 4,000 families living with autism in British Columbia. With 1 in 66 Canadian children diagnosed with autism, the need for help is greater than ever.
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