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Deafblind Ontario Services Blog

Provincial Election 2014 - VOTE on June 12th

We have received responses from the NDP and Liberal party leaders in response to a letter that was sent by our board chair, Barbara Hooton, and chair of our Government Relations committee, Brian Watkinson that outlined our primary and secondary issues.  So far, we have not received a response from the PC party leader.

Provincial Election 2014 - Secondary Issue #2

Continuing with our Provincial Election campaign, we are posting our third of three issues we are presenting to all candidates running in the provincial election.  The first (primary issue) was the subject of our May 13th blog post, and the second was the subject of our May 20th post.

Secondary Issue #2 - Potential Public Sector Wage Freeze

Provincial Election 2014 - Secondary Issue #1

Continuing with our Provincial Election advocacy, we are posting our second of three issues we are presenting to all candidates running in the provincial election.  The first (primary issue) was the subject of our May 13th blog post (see below).  More details will follow next week on our second of two secondary issues. 

Secondary Issue #1 - Increase Ontario Disability Support Program levels

Provincial Election 2014 - Primary issue

As we embark on another Provincial Election, we are asking our supporters to send a postcard outlining our issues we'd like all candidates to address in their election platforms.  One of these issues is outlined below.  More detail on our secondary issues will follow next week.  If you would like postcards send to you so you can forward them to your candidates in your riding, contact communications@deafblindontario.com.

PRIMARY ISSUE: To ensure future funding models and policy framework for Intervenor Services takes the unique and complex needs of the deafblind into account