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COVID-19: Disability and Communication. Pandemic Highlights Existing Barriers for Those With Communication Disabilities

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted long-standing barriers preventing Canadians with communication disabilities from fully accessing the health-care system, according to ...
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A blue rubber medical glove holds up a rapid test device for COVID-19 showing a negative test result.

Testing! Testing!

As we continue to step gingerly through these horrific times, there are so many thoughts, emotions, feelings, and uncertainties for ...
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A woman in isolation at home and wearing a face mask has her hand on a window that she is looking out of contemplatively.

The Missing Piece to Our Future

This is probably going to be one of the most painful and saddest editorials that I will ever write and ...
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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.

The Barrier Free Canada – Canada sans Barriers March 2020 Newsletter – First Quarter

Dear Friends, Barrier Free Canada-Canada Sans Barriers would like to thank you once again for your continued support and words ...
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Press Release Card for The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Prime Minister of Canada and Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion.

Statement by Minister Qualtrough on Canada’s Disability-Inclusive Approach to its COVID-19 Pandemic Response

Statement The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, today issued the following statement: April 10, ...
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