Open Letter on the Need to Swiftly Pass All Senate Amendments to Bill C-81 – Accessible Canada Act

Photograph of a wheelchair sitting atop a three dimensional rendering of a map of the entire country of Canada which is, in turn, overlaid with the Canadian flag.

Open Letter on the Need to Swiftly Pass All Senate Amendments to Bill C-81 – Accessible Canada Act To: All Members of Parliament Date: May 16, 2019 The undersigned national, provincial and local disability groups ask all Members of Parliament to commit to swiftly pass all the amendments to Bill… Read more“Open Letter on the Need to Swiftly Pass All Senate Amendments to Bill C-81 – Accessible Canada Act”

Latest News on Board Director of Barrier Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières Charlene Young

Charlene Young, who now works for CNIB, worked for years at the Saskatoon Police Service as a switchboard operator. Young sits for a portrait in her office at CNIB in Saskatoon on April 10, 2019.

See the latest on Board Director of Barrier Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières Charlene Young. Charlene joined our board in May 2018 and is fast becoming a rising star! Police Diversity: Number of Staff with Disabilities Still Below Target https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/police-diversity-people-with-disabilities Excerpt: Charlene Young, who now works for CNIB, worked… Read more“Latest News on Board Director of Barrier Free Canada – Canada sans Barrières Charlene Young”

BFC-CSB Speaking Notes for Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee April 11, 2019

Barrier Free Canada Logo. Image of a light blue maple leaf with a white diagonal section of the leaf missing, giving the appearance of a circle with a line through it that bans what is on the inside. This maple leaf is intended to ban inaccessibility. To the right of the light blue maple leaf are the words, 'Barrier Free Canada' and 'Sans Barriere Canada'. Welcome to Barrier Free Canada.

BFC-CSB Speaking Notes for Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee April 11 2019 Introduction 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… Read more“BFC-CSB Speaking Notes for Presentation to the Senate Standing Committee April 11, 2019”