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Autism therapy wait-list swells to more than 16,000 kids

Linda and Antonio DiMambro of Hamilton were at Queen's Park on Tuesday with their son Anthony to discuss the need for more autism services. Behind them is NDP MPP Monique Taylor.

New Democrats reveal Ontario wait-lists for applied behaviour analysis (ABA) and intensive behavioural intervention (IBI) now top 16,158 children. Linda and Antonio DiMambro were tired of waiting for government-funded autismtherapy to help their son Anthony. With the support of family, friends, and neighbours in Hamilton, the DiMambros raised money to pay …

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Doctor-assisted suicide gets green light from Sherbrooke palliative care centre

Staff at la Maison Aube Lumière, a palliative care centre in Sherbrooke, Que., have voted 61 per cent in favour of offering its terminally ill patients physician-assisted suicide, starting in February.

Staff at la Maison Aube-Lumière vote in favour of offering patients right to die A palliative care centre in Sherbrooke, Que., is poised to become the first facility to provide access to doctor-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients. The CEO of la Maison Aube-Lumière, Elizabeth Brière, said the centre will begin offering the service on …

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