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NS Advocate: Government abandoned earlier commitments to community living supports, new report charges

NS Advocate: Government abandoned earlier commitments to community living supports, new report charges

I remember how genuinely excited disability advocates were when in 2013 Denise Peterson-Rafuse, then minister of Community Services, announced a five-year plan to close down all large institutions for people living with physical or intellectual disabilities and provide them with the supports to live in their own communities, either in a small group home or in a place of their own. -Robert Devet