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Introducing the “Islamophobia-is” Video Series

  • March 15, 2021
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The Federal government has recently declared January 29 as a National Day of Remembrance (link) for the victims of the January 29, 2017 mosque shooting at the Islamic Cultural Centre in Sainte-Foy, Quebec. Some have raised concerns that this declaration is not enough, and that the national memory of the victims will soon wither away from existence. » Read the rest

Keeping Seniors at Home Amid COVID-19

  • March 2, 2021
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CBC News highlights the role of Ontario’s rapidly growing Supports at Home Program (link), which was announced by the Ford government in December 2020. The program allows Seniors with significant needs, who would otherwise be sent to a nursing home, to receive the support that they need at home. » Read the rest

Proposed Regulations to the Accessible Transportation Planning and Reporting Regulations Now Available Online

  • February 25, 2021
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On February 13, 2021, the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) announced that its proposed Accessible Transportation Planning and Reporting regulations were published in the Canada Gazette for public view. You can view a full version of the regulations here (link). » Read the rest

Stopping Gender Discrimination at Work: Is the System Broken?

  • January 29, 2021
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There are long-established laws aimed at protecting women from gender-based discrimination at work. However, as revealed by Robyn Doolittle at the Globe and Mail, in the most recent installment of the series, “Power Gap” (link), actually achieving a just resolution can be a challenge. » Read the rest

Throne Speech Unveils New Canadian Disability Benefit

  • October 9, 2020
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Acknowledging that the COVID-19 pandemic has disproportionately affected Canadians with disabilities, the federal government in its most recent throne speech unveiled its Disability Inclusion Plan. In addition to a robust employment strategy, the plan includes the development of a new Canadian Disability Benefit (CDB) modelled after the Guaranteed Income Supplement. » Read the rest

Deaf Politician – The Gary Malkowski Story

  • October 9, 2020
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Following the release of the new book, Deaf Politician: The Gary Malkowski Story, Citizens with Disabilities – Ontario will be hosting a webinar surrounding the life and remarkable accomplishments of Gary Malkowski. The webinar will take place over Zoom on Friday, October 9th at 3 p.m. » Read the rest

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