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September 7, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESEPTEMBER 7, 2017TORONTO - The Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) welcomes the release of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) "Position Paper on Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)", which concludes that Canada’s current law should be maintained, restricting MAiD to persons who are already dying.
August 15, 2017
A partnership between CACL and CASDA, the Ready, Willing & Able (RWA) initiative has achieved another round of excellent results in the second quarter of 2017.RWA continues to demonstrate much success in reaching and exceeding its targets, with the following outcomes achieved during April – June:
July 13, 2017
Canadians with an intellectual disability are among the most vulnerable in Canadian society to experience widespread poverty and exclusion.The main barriers causing poverty and exclusion of people with an intellectual disability are negative perceptions and attitudes, communication barriers, failing social infrastructure, and a lack of power over personal decision making.
June 20, 2017
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees reports that there are now over 65 million forcibly displaced people across the globe, with one person fleeing their home every three seconds.
June 19, 2017
Happy 150th Birthday Canada!While Canada has grown, CACL continues to flourish as well, creating a more inclusive nation for persons with intellectual disabilities and their families.
June 5, 2017
May 19, 2017
Over the course of two days, CACL and IRIS staff, PT ACL members, and community partners met in Toronto to plan on how to create safe and inclusive housing through CACL’s national My Home My Community (MHMC) initiative.
April 13, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEApril 13, 2017TORONTO - The United Nations called on Canada today to address the "persisting gaps in the exercise and enjoyment of rights by persons with disabilities, such as education, work and employment and an adequate standard of living, including due to lack of affordable housing and access to water and sanitation". 
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