News and media

BC Place glows purple and yellow for DLD Awareness Day

October 16th, 2020

BC Place will glow purple and yellow to recognize DLD Awareness Day on Friday, October 16th.

Developmental Language Disorder (DLD) is a hidden disability that affects 7.6% of the population. DLD affects a person’s ability to understand and use their native language for no known reason. This has significant repercussions for a person’s academic outcomes, mental health and employment.

To learn more, go to

Media Contact:
Duncan Blomfield
Marketing & Communications Manager, BC Place
Tel: (604) 661-7360 Email: