Published Friday, January 6, 2017
Inclusion Alberta sadly acknowledges the passing of Dianne Pothier, Vulnerable Persons Standard (VPS) Founder and legal counsel to the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD). To understand the sense of loss and contribution of Dianne please see the acknowledgements below from Michael Bach, more»
Published Friday, January 6, 2017
This letter to Families, Guardians and Individuals with Developmental Disabilities from The Honourable Irfan Sabir, Minister, Human Services clarifies a number of key issues and is similar to a previous letter sent to PDD Service Providers. The letters are consistent with the advocacy efforts of Inclusion Alberta to ensure direct supports to individuals more»
Published Tuesday, January 3, 2017
A ministerial Order, effective December 30, 2016 officially amended the Exception Regulation under the Safety Codes Act. Residences of individuals with developmental disabilities are to be treated the same as any other home when interpreting and applying safety codes. No further inspections should take place in these homes unless there is a request, an more»
Published Thursday, December 1, 2016
December 1, 2016 Inclusion Alberta is pleased to announce that our Chief Executive Officer Bruce Uditsky will be presented with the Gary McPherson Leadership Award December 1, 2016. The awards ceremony, held by the Premier’s Council on the Status of Persons with Disabilities, Alberta Human Services, (11am-11:30am at the Ramada Inn on Kingsway Ave in more»
Published Friday, November 25, 2016
Published Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Inclusion Alberta encourages you to participate in the Government of Canada's online public consultation on Canada's National Housing Strategy. Consultation ends this Friday, October 21, 2016. CLICK HERE TO PARTICIPATE "This Friday is the last day to share your bold and innovative ideas to improve the future of housing in Canada. We’ve spent the more»
Published Friday, September 30, 2016
Inclusion Alberta encourages you to participate in the Government of Canada's in-person consultation sessions to inform the development of planned accessibility legislation. Edmonton: (click for poster) Friday, October 7, 2016 9:00am - 12:30pm Matrix Hotel (10640 100 Ave NW, Quartz Ballroom) Calgary: Thursday, October 13, 2016 9:00am - more»
Published Monday, July 4, 2016
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, launched the consultations on the Government of Canada accessibility legislation. Minister Qualtrough highlighted the critical importance of accessibility and affirmed the Government of Canada's commitment to ensuring all Canadians are able to participate equally in their more»
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