ODSP Needs Support Not Criticism

Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk’s recent analysis of the province’s welfare program for the disabled has added more fuel to fears that cuts are coming for those who rely on the program’s meagre supports. ... Read More

People with developmental disabilities can not take any more cuts, front-line workers warn 

Developmental Services workers, represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), held a press conference at Queen's Park to mark International Day of Persons with Disabilities and the tenth anniversary of Ontario's transition from institution-based developmental services to a community living model. ... Read More

Provincial Umbrella Group Critical of Province’s Cost-Cutting Initiative

The Ontario Agencies Supporting Individuals with Special Needs (OASIS) issued a media release today critical of the Ontario government hiring a consultant to look at ways to cut costs in developmental services ... Read More

Ontario Government Seeks contractor to  Cut Developmental Services Costs 

A contract looking for bidders seeks a management consultant to find ways to “streamline” the delivery of services to 40,000 vulnerable adults living with developmental disabilities. ... Read More

Autism Advisory Panel Releases Report to Minister

The 20 member advisory panel struck by the Minister of Children Community and Social Services released its report and recommendations to the Minister today ... Read More