Today, Dr. Helena Jaczek, Minister of Community and Social Services, issued the following statement:
“I would like to acknowledge the work of the committee and thank all of the individuals and organizations that made submissions to help shape the report.
Our government is committed to helping meet the needs of people with developmental disabilities and their families and we will take the time necessary to consider the findings and recommendations in the report.
We followed the proceedings of the Select Committee closely from the beginning. We recognized the needs expressed in the submissions and saw an opportunity to take immediate action in several key areas.