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»
Published Monday, June 20, 2016
PDD Safety Standards Consultation Phase 2 Phase 2 Feedback Deadline July 6, 2016 Click to view Alberta Human Services website - Phase II PDD Safety Standards Consultation The PDD Safety Standards Regulation, which was problematic on so many levels, was repealed by the Minister of Human Services in response to the Phase 1 Consultation Report. The more»
Published Thursday, June 16, 2016
Bill C-14 - Legislation to Legalize Physician Assisted Death Critical Time to Make Your Position Known June 16, 2016 We know the proposed legislation to legalize but limit “medically assisted dying” is controversial and many of you reading this email will have different points of view. As part of the national disability rights efforts and more»
Published Thursday, June 2, 2016
June 2, 2016 -Edmonton, AB Human Services Minister Irfan Sabir, stated in the Alberta Legislature on Wednesday June 1, the following: “ … and we are not keeping the SIS.” “I am committed to reviewing the SIS and bringing in a policy that's more respectful in gauging the supports that people with developmental disabilities more»
Published Thursday, April 14, 2016
Inclusion Alberta Applauds Budget Increases to Disability Sector Media Release April 14, 2016 -Edmonton, AB Today Finance Minister Joe Ceci’s Budget included increases of 2.5 % – 4% for: Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD), Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) and Inclusive Education Funding. In addition, both more»
Published Friday, April 1, 2016
Media Release April 1, 2016 – Edmonton, AB Inclusion Alberta Applauds Repeal of PDD Safety Standards Regulation Today Minister Irfan Sabir, Human Services and the government of Premier Notley, having heard the persistent voices of individuals with developmental developmental disabilities, their families and allies, took an important first step in more»
Published Wednesday, March 23, 2016
For Immediate Release Toronto, ON March 23rd, 2016 Physician-Assisted Death: Legal expert says Parliament cannot choose access over constitutionally-protected rights of vulnerable persons ___________________________________________________________ A just released Legal Opinion says that Parliament has a responsibility "to protect the constitutional more»
Published Monday, March 21, 2016
Inclusion Alberta encourages everyone with an interest in protecting children and adults with developmental disabilities from the potential mis-uses and mis-application of physician assisted death to complete the Alberta Health survey and to communicate with your Federal MP. While only a continuing ban on physician assisted death would ultimately protect more»
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