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Christmas Eve Group Home Fire Kills Handicapped Man

  The scene of Monday’s fatal house fire was quiet on Wednesday, with the house surrounded by temporary fencing and warnings from investigators not to trespass. (Nathan Gross/CBC) A fatal fire Christmas Eve in a west Edmonton group home for people with disabilities is a “horrific incident that has tragically impacted the lives of many […]

11 Year Old Assaulted in Edmonton Group Home

  Samer Temraz, charged with sexual assault of child   FAILURE BY GOVERNMENT TO ADEQUATELY SCREEN STAFF AND FAILURE TO PROVIDE APPROPRIATE STAFF FOR TEENAGE CLIENTS   A veteran police officer became visibly emotional Wednesday while discussing the case of an Edmonton group home worker charged with sexually assaulting an 11-year-old in his care. On […]

Eviction of Elderly

BERWYN AUTUMN LODGE North Peace Housing Foundation (NPHF) Numbers of the residents at Berwyn Autumn Lodge are typical lodge residents. They are frail, elderly and in fragile health. That is why they live in a lodge. It must be understood that when older persons enter some form of senior’s housing it is for the reason […]

Berwyn Autumn Lodge

Berwyn Autumn Lodge HISTORY We allege that with full knowledge, CAO Richard Walisser, provided a Directive to the Residents of the Berwyn Autumn Lodge on July 7, 2017, that they must vacate the Lodge, by September 30th, 2017. During the week of the 10th to 14th of July, 2017, seniors were taken by Foundation staff […]

Elder Suicide Berwyn Lodge

Berwyn Autumn Lodge Directive by CAO Richard Walisser, North Peace Housing Foundation Elderly Residents vacate Lodge by September 30, 2017 No discussion with Autumn Lodge residents. Information relayed to seniors by Lodge Manager. No Meeting with Honourable Ms. Lori Sigurdson Minister of Seniors and Housing- Though some Berwyn persons paid $50.00 to attend a “meet […]

Open Arms Family Care LTD – Overcrowded group home

When we visited this facility we noted a Social Care Facilities License, a government license. The home appeared to be seriously overcrowded, and when we entered the facility, residents were not alert, and failed to look up as we walked through…

Care-Home Rules Needed – MLA (Article)

Article from The Edmonton Sun. Sunday, April 21, 2001.

Bramel Home

Josephine Stankiewicz had planned for her ultimate decease. She was 95 years old. She had made her funeral plans on Oct. 26, 2005 with Connelly-McKinley Ltd. Funeral home…

Group Homes Licensed by Social Care Facilities Licensing Act

Fire safety is obviously being disregarded. Who could evacuate these helpless persons in the event of a fire?

Police Called Eight Days After Disappearance

Group home owner, Rohana Weerasekera, failed to call police until eight cold winter days passed after Bob Earle disappeared from his psychiatric group home…

Group Home Sex Attack on Boy, 9

Roy Cameron, 22, was handed a 4 1/2-year sentence after earlier pleading guilty to breaking into a dwelling house and sexually interfering with a child under 14 years old.

Burning Death at Capilano Group Home

Rescuers couldn’t reach a woman who cried out for help Thursday, trapped in the basement as flames raged through a group home…

A Grieving Brother Asks Why Tim had to Die

Almost a year after his mentally-ill brother disappeared on a day-pass from Alberta hospital Edmonton, Pat Dawson is taking his ashes home for a memorial service in Saskatoon on Monday…