RPLYT’s Commitment to Supporting Peer Supporters

All of us at RPLYT are committed to supporting Peer Supporters throughout the COVID_19 Pandemic. We understand that many people who receive peer support, and in fact many people in our communities, have fears about this virus and what the impact will be; both immediately and long term.​ RPLYT’s Commitment to Supporting Peer Supporters ​Starting READ MORE

Time to bolster Canada’s chronically under funded mental health system: advocates

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/ KEITH DOUCETTE Canada trails the pack when it comes to mental health funding levels among comparable industrially developed nations – but advocates say a promise from the federal government to improve services means the time is ripe to push for change. “Access to care is abysmal in most places throughout the country and of READ MORE

A message from the Honourable Carla Qualtrough – Accessibility Legislation

What does an Accessible Canada mean to you?   This is something I’ve been thinking about since long before I took on my current role as Canada’s first minister dedicated to Canadians with disabilities. Recently we launched a national consultation where I asked Canadians this question as I believe it’s an important question that will READ MORE

Liberals’ assisted-dying bill is now law after clearing final hurdles

http://www.cbc.ca/ Senate rejects amendment that would have sent bill to Supreme Court for review The Liberal government’s much debated and often criticized assisted dying bill is now law. The bill received royal assent Friday afternoon after passing a final vote in the Senate earlier in the day. The bill was voted through after a final READ MORE

Ottawa commits $69-million for indigenous mental health

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/ The chief of one of Canada’s most impoverished indigenous communities says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making concrete commitments to address some of the problems that have afflicted his people for generations. Chief Bruce Shisheesh of Attawapiskat, who declared a state of emergency on his reserve in April during a spate of youth suicide READ MORE


Human rights commissions call for nation-wide legislation and greater accountability to ensure rights of persons with disabilities are respected Download CASHRA Statement May 30, 2016 – The Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies (CASHRA) (1) is calling on all levels of government to enact federal, provincial and territorial legislation to meet Canada’s obligations under READ MORE

Consulting with Canadians – Employment Insurance Service Quality Review

About this consultation Millions of Canadians rely on the Government of Canada to provide them with easy access to the services and benefits to which they are entitled. They expect quality and fast service from their government—whether the service is provided online, over the phone or in person. According to Service Canada data, too many READ MORE