News

May 25, 2018

Inclusion Alberta has received its largest-ever philanthropic gift: a $1 Million donation from Pembina Pipeline Corporation to establish the Lorne and Patricia Gordon Legacy Fund.

April 24, 2018

For Immediate Release 04/24/2018 Inclusion Alberta Announces  New Incoming CEO Trish Bowman     Edmonton, AB – After an extensive succession planning process, Inclusion Alberta is thrilled to announce the incoming CEO as of July 1, 2018 will be Trish Bowman, current Deputy CEO. She will replace outgoing 26-year CEO Bruce Uditsky. Trish has been with Inclusion Alberta for […]

April 16, 2018

For Immediate Release 04/16/2018 Inclusion Alberta Applauds Federal Government’s Decision to End Immigration Laws that Discriminate Against Children and Adults with Disabilities   Edmonton, AB – Inclusion Alberta is pleased with the federal Liberal government’s announcement today that it is making changes to the medical inadmissibility provision of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, effectively […]

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 of Canada (PFC) welcome […]

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 residents. “Resident […]

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 renewed commitment by the Alberta […]

March 17, 2017

Media Release March 17, 2017 – Edmonton, AB Budget Disappoints Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families   Yesterday’s budget does not adequately reflect the interests of individuals with disabilities and their families. The overall budget for Persons with Disabilities is the same as the forecast for the past year. This budget simply keeps pace with […]

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 […]

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 the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Initiatives […]

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 respecting the sanctity of home […]