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“Lives Too Easily ‘Written Off’: A Family Advocate Argues for Robust MAiD Monitoring”

As part of the ongoing conversation about Medical Aid in Dying (MAiD) and the Vulnerable Persons Standard (VPS), we wanted to share a recent essay by Donna Thompson about the importance of having safeguards …

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A Note about Chuck Walker

With great sadness in our hearts, we are writing to inform you that Charles (Chuck) Walker has died at the age of 96.  He passed away peacefully at his home in Vancouver. In a …

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Learning from past mistakes: Woodlands

Earlier this week, we were pleased to learn that the Government of British Columbia will be compensating the people who were held at the Woodlands Institution in New Westminster, including those left out of …

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“What happens to our sons and daughters with disabilities when we die?”

By Al Etmanski Fix the RDSP and close the poverty gap of Canadians with disabilities: Canada’s Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) is the first poverty-fighting tool for people with disabilities in the world. This remarkable example …

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