Published Thursday, April 16, 2015

Today the Supreme Court of Canada struck down the mandatory minimum sentence for possession of a prohibited weapon as unconstitutional. 

Published Monday, February 9, 2015
Making tax time accessible to all Canadians! Canadians with disabilities and those who live with them know that, over a lifetime, the costs of overcoming barriers can really add up. That’s why the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) offers credits and benefits for Canadians with disabilities and their caregivers to help offset these costs—from more»
Published Friday, February 6, 2015

Today Canada’s Supreme Court equated disability with the right to be assisted in killing oneself. The Court’s decision is the most permissive approach to assisted suicide in the world. Rather than require people to have a terminal illness, people with disabilities simply have to express their life is not worth living.

Published Friday, February 6, 2015
The Alberta Association for Community Living (AACL), as a member of the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) supports the position of our national association and that of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) as noted in the attached media release. This Friday Canadians will hear the Supreme Court of Canada decision on assisted more»
Published Friday, February 6, 2015

A new online survey asks Albertans to identify spending reductions and revenue opportunities to address the financial challenges caused by low oil prices. Ideas are also invited on how to stabilize Alberta’s revenue over the longer term.

Published Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Over the next few weeks the Alberta government will be making difficult decisions as to how to reduce the budget given the very significant shortfall in oil revenues.  Here is AACL's position on Alberta's budget as it impacts individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. 

Published Monday, November 24, 2014
Belonging Matters is thrilled to announce that Talks That Matter is now FREE. This has been made possible by individuals and sponsors who believe in the power of sharing stories and fostering a society that includes all people. Talks That Matter puts the spotlight on the economic and social participation of people with a disability by sharing over 85 more»
Published Monday, November 3, 2014

Read the Canadian Association for Community Living's latest issue of "Institution Watch"

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