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The Permanent, Occasional, Part-Time, Sometimes Aide

The whole idea of having an Habilitation Aide for my son is becoming more and more bizarre as time goes on.

We’d been so thrilled with the friend who’d taken the position of his aide. 1,340 more words

Family

A Story of Service by Ashly Knowlden

I Will Never Forget Christmas Eve 2013. We were watching the Mormon Tabernacle Choir sing one of their Christmas specials when one of the people we support started humming and then singing along to Silent Night. 101 more words

Support

'Basically, I've had to uproot everything': Sask. advocates speak against disability cuts

Tiffany Friesen receives benefits from the Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability (SAID) Program. Earlier this month she received a letter, saying her benefits would be cut by $150. 427 more words

Politics

I Do Believe That #WeWillWin

This is Steve. I met him today in downtown Dallas. I was drawn in by the shirt he was wearing. From my car I could see that it stated: I BELIEVE THAT #WEWILLWIN. 267 more words

At-risk

How social workers fared in first HCPC audits | Community Care

Report shows more than three-quarters of practitioners audited in September 2014 had their CPD profiles accepted

Source: How social workers fared in first HCPC audits | Community Care

Employment

What you can afford making minimum wage in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan’s minimum wage will go up to $10.72 on the first day of October.

Those working 40 hours a week will pocket $428.80 each week. 403 more words

Local News

JoAnne C. Davis

Location: Grimsby, ON Canada

Armed with more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit management and 30 years of experience leading teams, JoAnne Davis is a highly-skilled professional. 260 more words

Team Leadership