You are invited to participate in an anonymous survey titled, "How to Support Family Caregivers in the Context of Legal Assisted-Dying."The survey, developed by four researchers at the University of Toronto, Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy department, aims to gain an impression of how the legalization of physician-assisted death in Canada may affect family caregivers of those who might be eligible to request assisted death.
TORONTO -- In the draft bill on medical assistance in dying tabled in Parliament today, the federal government has gone some distance designing a pan-Canadian system that would meet the constitutional obligations the Supreme Court of Canada established in the Carter decision: to ensure right of access to assisted death in exceptional circumstances, and the right of vulnerable persons to be protected in such a system.
TORONTO, ON -- A report launched today calls on the federal
government to take an evidence-based approach to designing safeguards to
protect vulnerable persons in the system for physician-assisted death. Released by the Canadian Association for
Community Living (CACL), the report on "Assessing Vulnerability in a system f
The Institute for Research on Inclusion and Society (IRIS) recently received an award from the Ontario Arts Council’s Creative Engagement Fund to continue their work on the use of art for social change. The project is a collaboration with Roshanak Jaberi, a talented Iranian-Canadian performer, choreographer, producer and activist.
Over 35 community and health organizations from across Canada, including CACL and many of its members, are calling on Parliament to adopt a series of evidence-based safeguards designed to protect the lives of vulnerable Canadians – and we need your support!
The 2016 Census is staffing 35,000 jobs across Canada. These no-office jobs require staff to work in neighbourhoods and communities all over Canada to collect vital information on its citizens. Wanting to reach out to many diverse populations, Census 2016 has called CACL to ask for help with promotion of their many available opportunities: The Census 2016 is looking for Crew Leaders and Enumerators, who will distribute door-to-door questionnaires and conduct interviews in-person and over the phone.
Every weekday for the month of February, Inclusive Education Canada has been featuring daily commentaries from parents, teachers and academics that portray how the development of inclusive schools and inclusive school practices help to provide quality education to an increasingly diverse student population, including students with an intellectual disability.