People Who Have an Intellectual Disability will Receive less Support Under Government’s Proposed Wage Bill

Three leading organizations providing supports to 65,000 of Ontarians who have an intellectual disability estimate that the Ontario Government’s Bill 148, the so called Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, will divert an estimated $55 million away from direct service provision for people with developmental disabilities. Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS), Community Living […]

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Ministry of Community and Social Services Enhances Social Assistance Programs

The Ministry of Community and Social Services is making enhancements to the province’s social assistance programs to help people reach their full potential and build fairer, more prosperous communities. Improvements include: Increasing social assistance rates by two per cent for all people receiving social assistance Helping people who live in remote and northern communities — […]

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New Institution-Style Model a Step Backwards

Community Living Mississauga applauds Community Living Ontario, People First of Canada and the Canadian Association for Community Living National Task Force on the Right to Live in the Community on their stance denouncing attempts to re-institutionalize Ontarians who have an intellectual disability and its call for greater collaboration and investment in the Developmental Services sector. […]

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