Stories

2012 Disability Program and Policy Changes Across Canada

The following is a summary of the improvements our provincial, territorial and federal governments have announced they will be making to disability-related services this year. Provinces and territories are listed in alphabetical order, with the …

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Gordon's Story

Gordon graduated from school to his bedroom. A big man of few words, Gordon was alone except for his family and the world seemed to hold no place for him.  Before his mother passed …

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PLAN Picnic

There is something magical about a picnic. The sounds of laughter and the smell of hotdogs on the BBQ nourish one in surprising ways. But it is the sense of companionship and belonging that …

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Network Shape-Shifting

By  Donna Thomson The first time I heard about PLAN was in 1998.  Our family was recently home in Ottawa from a four-year diplomatic posting in London, England and I found myself sitting across …

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