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On morning shift today, but here is yesterday's piece on the human rights inquiry, giving glimpse of how person with intellectual disabilities is discussed as they're kept in a psychiatric hospital for over a decade despite being medical;y discharged.  http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/human-rights-case-disabilities-beth-maclean-halifax-1.4543529 
3 In Ontario, a major report by 2016 ombudsman resulted in change, increased funding, policy change by government for folks with 'dual diagnoses', though work continuing. See bottom portion of story.
2/2 Never released to public, to clarify, as far as I can determine.
Law professors weigh in on a report that was apparently never released about conditions for folks with mental illness/intellectual disabilities held at psychiatric hospital.  http://thechronicleherald.ca/canada/1546887-apology-sought-for-disturbing-confinement-of-people-with-disabilities 
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