News in Health and Disability
A year later, health-care professionals still can't fathom the senseless cuts the Conservative government made to refugee health-care.
ACE Successful in having the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Commit to Full Annual Inspections
The Ministry acknowledged ACE's ongoing advocacy on behalf of older adults in Ontario and announced the hiring of 100 additional inspectors for LTC homes.
Topics in the Spring/Summer issue of ACE's newsletter include privacy Issues in Long-Term Care, complaints in retirement homes, and changes to the Interim Federal Health Program and the effects on refugee claimants.
The Centre Francophone de Toronto has launched Espace Jeunesse (Youth Space), which focuses on providing mental health services to francophone children and teens in the Toronto area.
An international treaty designed to improve access to copyrighted works for people who are blind or have other perceptual disabilities is long overdue but has become the target of industry and lobbyists.
One year after Ottawa cut refugee health funding, Ontario hospitals and Toronto-area refugees are picking up the tab.
The province is hiring more inspectors to perform more unannounced comprehensive Resident Quality Inspections in long-term care homes.
The euthanasia bill could make Quebec the first province in Canada to let terminally ill patients end their lives.
Writer Mary J. Gordon reflects on the choices she made during her pregnancies, and how they changed her thinking.
Date Thursday, June 6, 2013
Time 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., Panel Discussion; 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., Reception
Place Law Society of Upper Canada, 130 Queen St. West, at University Avenue - enter at eastside doors facing Toronto City Hall
Contact To register or to discuss any accommodation needs, contact the Equity Initiatives Department at the Law Society
Phone 416-947-3413 or 1-800-668-7380, Ext. 3413; TTY 416-644-4886
Registration for the Access Awareness Symposium, "Achieving Autonomy and Inclusion for Racialized People with Disabilities. Examples from Immigration and Family Law" is required by June 4.