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CACL appeared before the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities as a witness to its study on Bill C-44, the proposed Helping Families in Need Act. Bill C-44 is designed to address the challenges and difficult circumstances of families whose child is critically ill, has died or has d
Monthly update from CACL: UN observations on Canada's Third and Fourth Report on the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
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This submission provides supplementary information from the Canadian and international disability movement to the third and fourth periodic reports (hereinafter State Report) submitted by the Canadian government to the CRC Committee in November 2009. In particular, it provides responses to the List of Issues (p 1-6) and proposes recommendations for the Concluding Observations (p 7).
Updates on inclusive education from Manitoba, Newfoundland & Labrador, and Europe, in addition to new models for implementing inclusive education in schools.
Monthly update from CACL: Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medals awarded to thirty-three citizens for their contributions to advancing the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities.
Monthly update from CACL: announcement for the 2012 National Conference.
Monthly update from CACL: registration for 2012 National conference announcement.
Monthly update from CACL: 2012 National Conference.
Read thought-provoking perspectives on how families are leading change in communities, and highlights events, resources and networks you can join. This edition of the Coming Together features an editorial by a parent and her commitment to Supportive Decision Making, one family from Alberta shares their story about their family's experiences with Community Living, and more.
Monthly update from CACL: press release on BC Supreme Court ruling on assisted suicide.
Monthly update from CACL: press release on New Brunswick's plan to invest over $63 million dollars to improve inclusion and intervention services within its education system.
Updates on the progress towards deinstitutionalization from Institution Watch, including news and thoughts from Saskatchewan on the closing of the Valley View Centre.
Read thought-provoking perspectives on how families are leading change in communities, and highlights events, resources and networks you can join. This edition of the Coming Together newsletter parents share their stories about their family experiences and raising children with intellectual disabilities.
Updates on inclusive education from Manitoba, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick, advancements in inclusion education research, student contributions, and more.
Follow the trends in provincial/territorial and federal poverty-reduction strategies, and meet Canadians with intellectual disabilities who are doing what they can to live good lives in their community. In this issue, read about the National Council of Welfare-issued report on the cost of poverty and the implications of this report as reported by CACL and others.