Open Letter re Bill C 81

Open Letter Regarding the Need to Strengthen Bill C-81 – Accessible Canada Act October 30, 2018 Dear Minister Qualtrough and HUMA Committee Members: We the undersigned commend the Federal Government for committing to enact national accessibility legislation.  As provincial and national disability rights organizations, we write to express significant concerns… Read more“Open Letter re Bill C 81”

CCB HUMA Submission

20 James Street Suite 100 Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0T6 Telephone: (613) 567-0311 Fax: (613) 567-2728 Toll Free: 1-877-304-0968 E-mail: ccb@ccbnational.net ccbpresident@ccbnational.net www.ccbnational.net   Canadian Council of the Blind/ Le Conseil Canadien Des Aveugles (CCB)   Brief to Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills, and Social Development and the Status of… Read more“CCB HUMA Submission”

C-81 Speech CHRC

Speaking Notes, Marie-Claude Landry, Chief Commissioner, Canadian Human Rights Commission Presentation to the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities  Thursday, October 4, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Good morning, Thank you for inviting the Canadian Human… Read more“C-81 Speech CHRC”

Additional support memo – November 1 Bill C81

November 1, 2018 Hon. Carla Qualtrough Minister of Public Services, Procurement & Accessibility HUMA Committee   Dear Minister Qualtrough and HUMA Committee Members:   21 new Organizations of and for Canadians with Disabilities have joined the original signatories to our October 30, 2018 Open letter.  The letter, as you will… Read more“Additional support memo – November 1 Bill C81”

2018-10-29 – Finley Stands Up to Make Parliament Accessible to All Canadians

NEWS RELEASE Finley Stands Up to Make Parliament Accessible to All Canadians FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2018 Ottawa, ON – Today, the Honourable Diane Finley, MP for Haldimand-Norfolk, challenged the Liberal government to end their discrimination against people with visual impairments by seeking unanimous consent to table a second… Read more“2018-10-29 – Finley Stands Up to Make Parliament Accessible to All Canadians”

Yes Supporters relating to Our Principles vs. the Accessible Canada Act Draft Legislation

[category supporters] Irene Lambert Karin Godin Dawn Lambert Peter Sharp Sandra Hobson Dana Levanto Paula Kilburn Katherine Jaconello Gordon Hein Louis Pereux Nancy Newton Michelle Bruneau Synove Gelinas Gary Stockden Yvette Gelinas Danielle Bruneau Anita Squire Wilma Houston Bonnie Sherr Klein Gordon J. Hein Scott Hunter Patrice Philion John Ohberg… Read more“Yes Supporters relating to Our Principles vs. the Accessible Canada Act Draft Legislation”

Barrier Free Canada’s speaking notes for October 18 2018

Barrier Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières is a grass roots non-partisan organization. We were founded in late 2014 and we were instrumental in kick starting the campaign for the Canadian Government to pass Legislation to enact a Canadians with disabilities Act for a Barrier free Canada. At the present… Read more“Barrier Free Canada’s speaking notes for October 18 2018”

Barrier Free Canada applauds the tabling of the Accessible Canada Act by the Minister of Science, Sport, and Persons with Disabilities

OTTAWA (June 22, 2018) – Barrier Free Canada/Canada sans barrières (BFC/CSB) is celebrating the introduction on Wednesday of the long-awaited federal accessibility legislation, the Accessible Canada Act. It is hoped that the legislation will help to make accessibility and inclusion a priority for all federally-regulated and federally-funded organizations. Over the… Read more“Barrier Free Canada applauds the tabling of the Accessible Canada Act by the Minister of Science, Sport, and Persons with Disabilities”

Individual supporters

Below are the supporters who agreed to have their names listed. Irene Lambert  Karin Godin  Dawn Lambert  Peter Sharp  Sandra Hobson  Dana Levanto  Paula Kilburn  Katherine Jaconello  Gordon Hein  Louis Pereux Nancy Newton  Michelle Bruneau  Synove Gelinas  Gary Stockden  Yvette Gelinas  Danielle Bruneau  Anita Squire  Wilma Houston  Bonnie Sherr Klein… Read more“Individual supporters”