The Ombudsman’s Report from Paul Dubé was released on 24th August, entitled “Nowhere to Turn”, which details the investigation into the Ministry of Community and Social Services’ response to situations of crisis involving adults with developmental disabilities.
As you know from our updates, this investigation was launched almost four years ago and the Toronto Family Network was involved.
We want to point out that at the press conference Ombudsman Paul Dubè encouraged families to continue to report any concerns regarding Ontario’s developmental services ... Continue Reading →
Ontario Ombudsman Paul Dubé will release a report on his latest investigation on Wednesday, August 24 – at a news conference at 11 a.m. in the Queen’s Park Media Studio.
The Ombudsman will deliver findings and recommendations on his Office’s investigation into the Ministry of Community and Social Services’ response to situations of crisis involving adult with developmental disabilities. More information on this investigation can be found here.
Copies of the Ombudsman’s report will be available to journalists in advance – ... Continue Reading →
IF YOU KNOW ANYONE WHO LIVED IN THESE SETTINGS PLEASE GET THIS INFORMATION OUT TO THEM ASAP
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Former residents of 12 Schedule 1 provincially-run facilities and institutions who were part of a class-action settlement are being urged to request their files by the end of next month.
Thousands of people are part of a $36 million class-action settlement that was approved on April 25th, 2016.
The class-action lawsuit that was initiated ...
Project Value is a series of two-minute videos, each one featuring the voice of a disabled Canadian whose life experience challenges widely held perceptions about what gives life value. A bit like the “It Gets Better” series, Project Value aims to speak to young disabled people, and newly disabled people, offering a different perspective on what life ahead may offer. One new video will be released daily throughout the summer, and perhaps well beyond, as interest seems to be building.
I have had ... Continue Reading →