Psychiatric survivors charge MPP with human rights violations

    TORONTO, Jan. 30 /CNW/ - Nine psychiatric survivors file human rights
complaints tomorrow (January 31) against a Toronto area MPP at 11:00 a.m. at
the Ontario Human Rights Commission, 180 Dundas Street West, 8th floor media
room. The matter rests on the MPP's written remarks about a supportive housing
development in his constituency.
    "I believe this public figure's condemnation of the proposed housing and
his insulting letter created a poisoned environment for myself and other
mentally disabled people," says Linda Chamberlain, one of nine people who will
file complaints of illegal discrimination tomorrow at the Human Rights

    WHEN:     Thursday January 31, 2008, 11:00 a.m.
    WHO:      Nine psychiatric survivors
    WHAT:     Human rights violations
    WHERE:    Ontario Human Rights Commission,
              180 Dundas Street West, 8th Floor media room

For further information:

For further information: or to arrange interviews: Jennifer Ramsay
(ACTO), w: (416) 597-5855 x5168, cell: (416) 996-4662

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