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BC-CLAG Correspondence with Minister of Social Development

More than three months after announcing additional funding for the community living sector and the release of an internal review and audit of Community Living BC, the provincial government remains unwilling to collaborate with the BC-CLAG to develop concrete solutions to address BC’s community living crisis.

  • Re: Government’s Response to the Status of B.C.’s Community Living Sector 

Dear Premier Clark and Minister Cadieux, When the government released a series of reports on Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) on January 19, you both publicly acknowledged the crisis faced by adults with developmental disabilities in our province, and agreed that trust in CLBC – the Crown corporation that provides funding for services and supports for adults with developmental disabilities in B.C.—has been badly shaken. The onus is on government to restore that trust, you said. We agree. Read more

May 18 2011:BC-CLAG members visit the BC Legislature in Victoria to mark the 7th anniversary of legislation tabled to create CLBC by then Deputy Premier Christy Clark, who promised “better options and more opportunities” along with “a safer, healthier and better quality of life.”

  • Read our press release, reminding Premier Clark and BC’s elected MLAs that families are still waiting for those promises to be honoured and for government to respond to the community’s concerns and recommendations.

BC-CLAG communication with key decision-makers:

 

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