Highlights of the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD)
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CANADA NATIONAL/REGIONAL
December 13
Experts report on mature minors, mentally ill, advance requests for assisted death
Times Colonist
Should people with mental disorders be allowed assisted death? Experts divided
CTV News

December 12
Online supports can help patients waiting for mental-health care
Sunnybrook

December 11
One in five Canadians reported they had one or more disabilities in 2017, survey shows
Peninsula News Review

ALBERTA
November 14
Rare procedure helps girl having up to 150 seizures a day
CTV News
Supreme Court upholds Canada's right to dispute facts in assisted-dying case
CTV News

November 13
DATS needs $2.25 million to improve bus service, Edmonton councillors told
CBC News

November 11
Benveet Gill Wants Snow Removal In Edmonton That Won't Isolate People In Wheelchairs
Huffington Post

BRITISH COLUMBIA
December 14
BC Children's Hospital working to reduce autism assessment waits
Globalnews.ca
'We have a really dysfunctional system': advocate calls for improved services for children with special needs
CBC News

December 13
Have you heard about the Langley restaurant that caters to deaf people?
Aldergrove Star
Kamloops woman advocating to change perceptions of eating disorders
InfoTel News Ltd
Langford mom says young children with mental illness face lack of support in BC
CHEK

December 12
Abbotsford's top educator revisits mental health after blog controversy
Abbotsford News

December 11
Devastating report details lack of support for child with autism in British Columbia
Globalnews.ca
Severe neglect of boy with autism underscores gaps in care, says BC children's advocate
Toronto Star
'Simply inexcusable' the condition boy with autism was in, province says
CityNews Vancouver

MANITOBA
December 13
'Where I'm supposed to be': Manitobans head to Saskatchewan for spinal cord rehabilitation
CBC.ca

NEWFOUNDLAND
December 11
Disability advocate, Innu leader and poverty activist lauded for human rights efforts
CBC News

NOVA SCOTIA
December 14
A mother's struggle to let her son control his own journey to independence
► CBC Radio

December 13
Inclusivity activist calls for free meter parking for people with disabilities
Halifax Today

December 12
Severe bullying incident in Glace Bay leads to human rights complaint
Globalnews.ca

December 11
Family of bullied teen with cerebral palsy files human rights complaint
CBC.ca
Human rights complaint filed against Glace Bay High School
TheChronicleHerald.ca

ONTARIO

December 14
Digital tools address wait times for mental-health services
Globe and Mail

December 12
Cold Specks details her battle with schizophrenia and hospitalization
Toronto Star
Jail suicide shows what can go wrong when mental-health cases mishandled, inquest told
Ottawa Citizen

December 11
Cold Specks details her battle with schizophrenia and hospitalization
Toronto Star
Edmonton-area girl paralyzed after fall adapts to ‘new normal’
Global News
Jail suicide shows what can go wrong when mental-health cases mishandled, inquest told
Ottawa Citizen
New bill introduced for continuous support for developmental disability in Ontario
CBC News

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
December 13
Former autism charity worker pleads guilty
The Guardian

December 12
Former executive director of autism charity pleads guilty to fraud
CBC.ca
Lack of accessible apartments forces Summerside man to live in motel
CBC News
New tool available for hard of hearing victims of crime
CBC.ca

December 11
New tool available for hard of hearing victims of crime
CBC.ca

QUEBEC
December 11
Deaf man, hearing woman and their audacious Little Mermaid ambitions
Montreal Gazette

SASKATCHEWAN
December 14
Disabled Saskatoon couple worried they 'could end up on the street' due to benefit changes
CBC News

December 12
New Regina and Saskatoon program for deaf and hard of hearing preschoolers
Globalnews.ca

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