Published Monday, March 19, 2018
Inclusion Alberta is very pleased that the Honourable Minister Irfan Sabir, Minister of Community and Social Services, has today introduced Bill 5,The Act to Strengthen Financial Security for Persons with Disabilities, which will enable families to establish discretionary and other trusts that will not jeopardize their son or daughter’s AISH more»
Published Wednesday, March 14, 2018
The Minister for Alberta Community and Social Services, The Honourable Irfan Sabir, is seeking input on his Department’s development of the Advocate for Persons with Disabilities. This new position is a result of the Advocate for Persons with Disabilities Act, which was passed by the government last Spring. Please take a moment to complete the more»
Published Thursday, February 22, 2018
Medicine Hat College, in partnership with Inclusion Alberta, is accepting applications for the Fall 2018 academic year. Please note that the application deadline has been extended to April 30th, 2018. All applicants must be prepared to start receiving supports July 3, 2018. For more information, please contact: Medicine Hat College Karen Neuman more»
Published Friday, January 19, 2018
A review of the Persons with Developmental Disabilities program will explore how to improve services for Albertans with developmental disabilities. Media Release from Government of Alberta (January 19, 2018). Click here to view the release on the Government of Alberta's website. Click here to read a letter from Irfam Sabir, Minister of Community and more»
Published Friday, January 12, 2018
About Inclusion Alberta's Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Initiative: Inclusion Alberta, in partnership with post-secondary institutions across the province offers Inclusive Post-Secondary Education supports to student with developmental disabilities. This support is tailored to each individual student to assist them to succeed in meaningfully more»
Published Monday, December 18, 2017
Bill 211 (click to view bill), a Private Member’s Bill brought forward by Calgary-Currie MLA Brian Malkinson, which would have brought Alberta in line with the rest of Canada, has died before it could be fully considered and approved by the Alberta Legislature. The current session of the Legislature was adjourned before the Bill could be considered more»
Published Friday, November 24, 2017
November 22, 2017: News release from the CACL and People First Canada Today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the National Housing Strategy, with a target of 2400 new affordable housing units that enable community-based independent living for people with developmental disabilities. The Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) and People First more»
Published Wednesday, November 1, 2017
New legislation would give residents of long-term and licensed supportive care facilities more say in their quality of life and how their homes are run. The Resident and Family Councils Act would guarantee residents and families the right to establish self-governing councils at any long-term care and licensed supportive living facilities with four or more»
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