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Roadblocks On The Career Path: Challenges Faced by Persons with Disabilities in Employment

A report by the Canadian Human Rights Commission In collaboration with the Canadian Association of Statutory Human Rights Agencies This report is being made available in an accessible PDF format in order to preserve its original formatting. Report-On-Employment-And-Persons-With-Disabilities.pdf

Barrier Free Canada’s Speaking Notes for October 18th 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 time, we are supported byContinue reading Barrier Free Canada’s Speaking Notes for October 18th 2018

Bill C-81 Recommended Changes for the Senate

Presented by the Federal Accessibility Legislation Alliance DRAFT Dec 17, 2018 Who We Are The Federal Accessibility Legislation Alliance (FALA) is a partnership of 58 disability-related organizations from across Canada who have joined together to advise on the development of strong and effective legislation. Position Statement FALA expects that the Senate will strengthen the proposedContinue reading Bill C-81 Recommended Changes for the Senate

The Barrier free Canada – Canada sans barriers December 2018 newsletter

Dear Supporter: we would like to start by once again thanking you for your continuing support and words of encouragement for it is only with you and through you that we as an organization can continue to thrive and to encourage others to speak up, speak out, and engage each other in meaningful discussion andContinue reading The Barrier free Canada – Canada sans barriers December 2018 newsletter

Message des fêtes de la part de la ministre Qualtrough

Chers collègues, La fin de l’année se veut une excellente occasion de réfléchir au travail que nous avons accompli, et d’anticiper l’avenir. Je tenais d’abord à vous remercier – je suis très fière de ce que nous avons réalisé depuis le début de notre parcours en 2015. Le projet de loi C-81 fait état des perspectives dontContinue reading Message des fêtes de la part de la ministre Qualtrough

Update on Accessible Canada Act and Open Letter

Thank you again for signing on to the Open Letter calling on Minister Qualtrough and MPs to strengthen Bill C-81 – Accessible Canada Act.  As you likely know, on November 27, 2018 Bill C-81 passed third reading in the House of Commons and will now go to the Senate for review and study.  To readContinue reading Update on Accessible Canada Act and Open Letter