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People with an intellectual or developmental disability in Ontario are desperately in need of an action plan by the next government of Ontario. Gaps in the patchwork of funding, supports and services MUST be addressed.

#NOTINMYONTARIO

#NOTINMYONTARIO

People with an intellectual or developmental disability in Ontario are desperately in need of an action plan by the next government of Ontario. Gaps in the patchwork of funding, supports and services MUST be addressed.

Reduce poverty.

Eliminate the uncertainty when children reach 18.

Deal with the 11,000 person waitlist for adult funding.

Stop underfunding the community agencies.

Community Living Ontario and an ever-growing number of allies call on the next Government of Ontario to do a better job of supporting people who have an intellectual or developmental disability, their families, and the community organizations that assist them.

We urgently need a plan.
Make this an election issue.

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On the ground

Statement from Community Living Ontario CEO Chris Beesley regarding the election of PC Government

On behalf of the Board of Directors and our membership, Community Living Ontario looks forward to working with the next Government of Ontario to bring about a clear plan of action that enables every person who has an intellectual or developmental disability in this province to lead a meaningful and fully inclusive life. When Community […]

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Where are the leaders of Ontario’s political parties today – June 7

Kathleen Wynne casts her ballot at 1000 Mount Pleasant Rd in Toronto at 9:30 a.m. The Liberal Leader will deliver remarks and meet with supporters at the York Mills Gallery (1885 Leslie St.) in Toronto when the polls close. Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford will cast his ballot with his family at St. George’s Junior School […]

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Waiting for Passport funding since 2015

“I’m poor,” says Yvonne Spicer, regarding what she sees as ongoing governmental failure to provide adequate income support for people who have an intellectual disability. “I don’t have that much money coming in. I can’t even buy clothes for myself....

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Our son’s independence has been put on hold

Linda Thomas-Ouellette plans to make political candidates aware of the problems imposed by lengthy waitlists for developmental services ahead of the June 7th provincial election. The North Bay mother’s 19-year-old son, Christopher, has autism and a developmental delay. Her letter...

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