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»
Published Monday, October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017 - Edmonton, AB Inclusion Alberta applauds The Honourable Irfan Sabir, Minister, Community and Social Services and the Alberta government for recognizing Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) and the hopes and dreams of individuals with developmental disabilities for meaningful employment. Inclusion Alberta would now like to see a more»
Published Friday, October 6, 2017
Inclusion Alberta is pleased to announce that the International Journal of Disability, Community & Rehabilitation is now published under the umbrella of our organization. The mandate of the IJDCR is to build the knowledge base of critical enquiry at the intersection of disability, community and rehabilitation, among practitioners, consumers and more»
Published Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Inclusion Alberta encourages you to sign the petition to support legislation that will enable families of individuals with disabilities to establish discretionary trusts (Henson Trust) in Alberta. Alberta is the only province where parents cannot yet establish a trust in their Wills that will provide for their sons and daughters with disabilities when they more»
Published Tuesday, August 29, 2017
For Immediate Release August 24, 2017 NDP MLA seeking public input for proposed Henson Trust legislation in Alberta CALGARY – Brian Malkinson, MLA for Calgary – Currie, is inviting stakeholders to discuss a policy idea seeking to establish Henson Trusts in Alberta. MLA Malkinson welcomes feedback from stakeholders, caregivers, self-advocates more»
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