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Frequently Asked Questions


Boy with frisbeeWhat is the Canucks Autism Network?

The Canucks Autism Network (CAN) is a registered non-profit organization dedicated to providing year-round, innovative, high quality sports, recreational, social and arts programs for individuals and families living with autism, while building awareness and capacity through community networks across British Columbia. CAN is governed by a Board of Directors.

Where are the programs located?

The Canucks Autism Network delivers programs to communities throughout British Columbia.

I have a child with Autism. How do I get my family involved?

The Canucks Autism Network offers the Participant Membership Program to families living with autism in BC for an annual fee of $25/individual with autism. In addition, members are given free access to the Autism Lending Library which is a library of over 800 autism-related books, games and DVDs. For more information, please visit the Participant Membership page.

I work with individuals with Autism. Where can I find autism resources?

The Canucks Autism Network provides professionals working with individuals with autism and anyone interested in learning more about autism with free access to our Autism Lending Library.

Where does the organization get its funding?

Programs would not be possible without the generosity of the Canucks Autism Network's major funder, the Canucks for Kids Fund, along with the support of individuals, corporations, foundations, and third party events.  For a full list of current donors and sponsors, or for more information on how you can donate to the Canucks Autism Network, please visit the donors and sponsors page.

What volunteer opportunities are available with the canucks autism network?

The Canucks Autism Network offers a variety of sports, recreational, social, and arts programs, and participates in several community events throughout the year.  All programs and events require volunteer support.  Please see the volunteer page for more information on how you can get involved.

If there are any questions that have not been answered please send them to: info@canucksautism.ca.