The province’s poorest citizens, low-income families and workers who help Albertans with disabilities have all won significant boosts in the coming year?s provincial budget. As was promised by Premier Alison Redford in the Tory leadership campaign last year, the 46,000 Albertans who rely on Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped (AISH) program will receive a […]
Alberta’s most vulnerable residents are hoping for a hike in their income in today’s provincial budget, while smokers and drinkers are bracing for possible hikes in liquor and tobacco taxes. Conservative Premier Alison Redford has promised to boost the monthly income for Alberta’s 45,000 severely handicapped by $400 and all signals point to her fulfilling […]
Bruce Uditsky, Executive Director of the Alberta Association for Community Living, comments on the Alberta government’s response to the scalding death of a 35-year-old vulnerable man in a group home.
The Alberta government is taking action to better protect individuals supported by the Persons with Developmental Disabilities (PDD) program. The changes come following an investigation into the November 2011 death of a Calgary PDD client who sustained scalding injuries from bath water. ?This tragic incident should never have happened, and I don?t want it […]
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