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Update on Proposed Regulations Under Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act 2020

This update provides information about the government consultation on the proposed Regulations under Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act 2020.…Read More

Factsheet – Proposed Regulations Under the Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act 2020

Introduction On February 25, 2020, the government introduced Bill 175, Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act, 2020. This Bill was described as part of Ontario’s efforts to modernize the delivery of home and community attendant services. On June 15, 2020, ARCH made oral submissions to the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly outlining…Read More

ARCH Bulletin on COVID-19: Bill 175 Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act 2020 May Soon Become Law

June 30, 2020

This bulletin provides information on Bill 175 - Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act, 2020.…Read More

ARCH Bulletin on COVID-19: Bill 175 Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act 2020 May Soon Become Law

June 30, 2020

Bill 175 May Soon Become Law ARCH Disability Law Centre and many other disability rights organizations made oral and written submissions to the Government Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly about the negative effect Bill 175,Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act 2020 will have on persons with disabilities if it becomes law.  To…Read More

Submissions on Bill 175, Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act, 2020

June 17, 2020

Submissions of ARCH Disability Law Centre to the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly Bill 175, Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act, 2020 June 17, 2020 Table of Contents A. IntroductionB. About ARCHC. Issues and RecommendationsI. Persons with Disabilities must be Included in Bill 175 AmendmentsII. Key Provisions Moved from Legislation to RegulationsIII.…Read More

Submissions on Bill 175, Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act, 2020

June 17, 2020

Throughout these submissions, ARCH has highlighted underlying trends in the home and community services sector that must be addressed by Bill 175, and made recommendations to help create a more comprehensive legal framework for persons with disabilities who use home and community services.…Read More

ARCH Bulletin on COVID-19: Update on Bill 175, Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act

June 01, 2020

Apply for Standing to Present to the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly on Bill 175 The Ontario government has announced that it is moving forward with online hearings for various bills.  ARCH has learned that that the Standing Committee on the Legislative Assembly will hear submissions on Bill 175, Connecting People to Home and Community…Read More

Factsheet – Bill 175 – Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act, 2020 Regulations and Consultations – Fact Sheet 2

The government is putting most of the important parts of Bill 175 (Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act) into Regulations. This is a problem because Regulations can be passed or changed by the Cabinet. They do not have to be debated by all of our Members of Provincial Parliament. This means that the…Read More

Factsheet – Bill 175 – Connecting People To Home and Community Care Act – Fact Sheet 1

Bill 175 is moving quickly through the Ontario Legislature. It was introduced by Health Minister Christine Elliott on February 25, 2020, when it passed First Reading. Debate on the Bill was held on March 2nd – 5th and 9th & 10th, 2020. The Bill passed Second Reading on March 10th, 2020. The Bill is now…Read More

ARCH Webinars on Rights Regarding Attendant Services

December 20, 2019

ARCH is offering webinars on your rights regarding attendant services.…Read More

ARCH and CILT’s workshop on Attendant Services + Legal Clinic

December 19, 2019

Invite to workshop, legal advice and information to persons with disabilities on Attendant/PSW services issues.…Read More

Factsheet – Service Rights in Attendant Services: Refusal to provide personal records

December 06, 2019

What can I do if my service provider refuses to give me my personal records? What does the law say? Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) creates rules about your personal health information. Personal health information includes any information about your physical or mental health. It also includes an attendant service plan. Service…Read More

Guide – Attendant Services in Ontario

August 15, 2019

Please note that the information in this Guide does not apply to all situations. A person’s accommodation needs may vary over time and at different points in the day. PDF and RTF versions of this guide are available at the end of this page. Introduction Know your Rights In Ontario, the rules about most attendant…Read More



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