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My Canada Includes Me | Je fais partie de mon Canada

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Hey Youth Are you a youth who has an idea that could make the lives better of people who are marginalized or vulnerable? Or are you an organization that works with youth with disabilities who are aged 15-30? Does your organization have a passion for advocating for the betterment of disability services? If so, the information session about the #RisingYouth Grant […]

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Il est temps que les conversations nationales sur l’invalidité incluent la race et l’ethnicité

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Le gouvernement a innové le mois dernier lorsque Carla Qualtrough, ministre de l’Emploi, du Développement de la main-d’œuvre et de l’Inclusion des personnes handicapées a présenté au Parlement un projet de loi visant une nouvelle prestation canadienne pour les personnes handicapées. Un grand nombre d’entre nous dans la communauté des personnes handicapées sont aussi optimistes […]

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Disability benefits must include racialized communities

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The government broke new ground last month when federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough introduced legislation for a new federal Canada Disability Benefit in Parliament. Many of us in the disability community are equal parts optimistic and skeptical about the proposed Benefit: we know there’s a little possibility such legislation […]

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It’s Time National Conversations on Disability Include Race and Ethnicity – The Good Men Project

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The government broke new ground last month when federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough introduced legislation for a new federal Canada Disability Benefit in Parliament.  Many of us in the disability community are equal parts optimistic and skeptical about the proposed Benefit: we know there’s a little possibility such legislation […]

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Ontario’s Triage Protocol during COVID-19

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Dear community partners, I hope this post finds you and your loved ones healthy and safe during these difficult times. ARCH disability law center has drafted an open letter with their community partners calling for urgent changes to Ontario Health’s Clinical Triage Protocol for Major Surge in COVID Pandemic, dated March 28, 2020. You may […]