March 5, 2007 One size does not fit all -
When it comes to the needs of people with developmental disabilities a variety
of supports and services are essentail.
August 31, 2006
Government plan to sell three regional centres scares families of disabled
January 28, 2006 Manitoba upgrading facility for disabled. Globe and Mail. (note: this link will open a new browser
January 26 2006
NEWS RELEASE: Court ruling on regional centres holds Pupatello’s feet to the fire
December 7, 2005 NDP
MPP Michael Prue holds Minister Pupatello accountable for
underfunding services for people with developmental
December 14, 2005
Regional centre court victory gives families hope
November 4, 2005 180 lobbyists expose crisis in
services for people with developmental disabilities
Step one in the victory to stop the closure of Ontario’s
October 21, 2005 Move out of
Rideau and Huronia Regional Centre residents has been stopped
for at least 90 days.
Members and clients join together at May 11th Queen's Park Rally.
See photos from the event.
NEW November 5, 2005
September 23, 2005
members strong. Hope on
the horizon. Stop the
of Excellence. Member
September 9, 2004: OPSEU press release on the announced closure of the Regional Centres
September 9, 2004: "It's a very bad idea." This leaflet explains how closing regional centres will hurt client care and outlines a forward-looking alternative.
Download it here.
September 9, 2004: Download the "Economic Earthquake" leaflet for:
Huronia Regional Centre
Rideau Regional Centre
Southwestern Regional Centre
September 10, 2004: Read the NDP Press Release
Centres of Excellence
Rideau Regional Centre Association
Coalition Website to Stop the Closures!
Visit this website to send a message to the Minister.
November 7, 2005
Don't move disabled residents, experts say
October 18, 2005
HRC wins reprieve
Orillia Packet & Times
October 1, 2005 Mentally disabled to
stay in centre 90 days longer
May 13, 2005 Protesters blast plan to close institutions
Globe and Mail
May 12, 2005 Families and workers fight to save regional centres
Download the Regional Centre Commercial .wmv