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CACL and CCD Call for Appeal of Distressing Quebec Superior Court Decision that Devalues the Lives of Persons with Disabilities

September 12, 2019 The Quebec Superior Court has struck down a fundamental protection for the #equality rights and #inclusion of the elderly, ill and persons with #disabilities in Canada’s medical assistance in dying legislation. CACL and the Council of Canadians with Disabilities were joint intervenors in the Truchon and Galdu case. They are profoundly concerned […]

NEW PAPER: The Quiet Progress of the New Eugenics. Ending the Lives of Persons With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for Reasons of Presumed Poor Quality of Life

The International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities has published a Special Issue Article authored by: Johannes Reinders Professor Emeritus of Ethics, Faculty of Religion and Theology, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Tim Stainton Professor School of Social Work, Co-Director Centre […]

‘We’re just like everybody else’: New play tackles misconceptions about disabilities, love and sex The Romance, Relationships & Rights performances co-created by and with self advocates supported by the Community Living Society and based on research by the UBC Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship drew great crowds at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster may […]

NS Decision Finds Blatant Discrimination Against Three Persons with Intellectual Disabilities

The Canadian Association for Community Living Press Release.  

Research can be an inaccessible term, and here’s why

Carleton University Community First Article – Research can be an inaccessible term and here’s why

BC Supreme Court says health authority violated charter rights by unlawfully detaining woman for 11 months

B.C. Supreme Court says health authority violated charter rights by unlawfully detaining woman for 11 months https://globalnews.ca/news/5002792/fraser-health-unlawfully-detained-woman/?fbclid=IwAR1ItTthWPCPa3BKsSCsVOiRwgTbPk5rgYVJQ-vYt7tfMUS2KdAxygRMJWI

Fraser Health detained a Delta patient illegally for a year, judge rules

Fraser Health detained a Delta patient illegally for a year, judge rules

Fraser Health Detained Woman Illegally Judge Rules

Fraser Health Detained Woman Illegally Judge Rules    

Adults with disabilities need to earn minimum wage for sense of ‘belonging,’ parents say

6 young adults with developmental disabilities have been permanently hired by North York firm. 

New study finds the developmentally disabled are vulnerable in Ontario

Article in the National Post Read the Full Report : Addressing Gaps in the Health Care Services Used by Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Ontario