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The province should cease SIS assessments: NDP
A system of assessments for people with disabilities in Alberta is coming under fire from the NDP as needless, and harmful. The Supports Intensity Scale was introduced to make room for 45 million dollars in cuts that were planned for last year. The cuts didn't go through, but documents obtained by the New Democrats show the assessments are still going on. MLA Rachel Notley says the assessments are inaccurate and faulty, and should not be used to decide how much funding someone needs. "In...