‘I can’t live like this anymore’: B.C. woman requiring home support hasn’t had bath in weeks

Researcher says national home-care strategy needed to fix patchwork system in crisis CBC News, by Erica Johnson, on Feb 06, 2017 A quadriplegic woman in Surrey, B.C., who hasn’t been given a bath in more than a month says her home-support provider simply ignored her...

Health minister approves 3 supervised drug consumption sites in Montreal

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre welcomes ‘necessary’ move to protect the public and drug users CBC News, by Peter Zimonjic, on Feb 06, 2017 Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott has approved three new supervised injection sites in Montreal. The move is being taken to...

Mayor John Tory reverses cuts to grants for school childcare

Decision restores funding for daycares in schools temporarily, as Tory demands more funding from province. Toronto Star, by BETSY POWELL, City Hall Bureau, on Feb. 6, 2017 After public criticism of a plan to phase out money given to school boards to help operate daycare centres,...

Upgrading and Expanding Living Spaces for People with Developmental Disabilities

Province Improving Services to Some of Ontario’s Most Vulnerable Ministry of Community and Social Services, on February 6, 2017 Ontario is investing in repairs, renovations and improved spaces for more people at residential properties that serve adults with developmental...