The livestream of the appeal hearing will be available on the Court’s livestream webpage. At 10am on Wednesday Nov 18 and Thursday Nov 19 click “Read More” to go to the Court’s web page, then scroll down to the webcast.
The closure of institutions and the provision of community-based supports, which the DRC, People First and others have been pushing for years, is something which happened decades ago in the UK. Here’s a 9-minute BBC podcast which tells the story of one person who survived institutionalization and fought for his right to community living.
The Government of Nova Scotia is breaking its promise to disabled children and their families. In 2013, the government vowed to close residential institutions for autistic and intellectually disabled children by 2023, replacing them with appropriate services so that children could continue to live with their families and attend school in their communities.