Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada

Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada The Alliance is a group of disability organizations that is consulting Canadians about the proposed federal accessibility law. Have your say today!

Accessible Canada
01/10/2020

Accessible Canada

📣 Does your organization conduct research to improve #accessibility standards in 🇹🇩? You could receive funding from the new Advancing Accessibility Standards Research Program.

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In solidarity
11/30/2018
World Aids Day 2018 | Public Service Alliance of Canada

In solidarity

World AIDS Day, observed on December 1st every year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS epidemic caused by the HIV infection. It is also a time for reflection on what has been achieved by the national and global response to HIV/AIDS – and what still needs to be done.

03/29/2018

Please join our facebook live of today's Review Conference of Pan Canadian Consultations on Federal Accessibility Legislation (pt 2, camera 2)

03/29/2018

Please join our facebook live of today's Review Conference of Pan Canadian Consultations on Federal Accessibility Legislation

03/28/2018

Please join us for our preparation meeting on Facebook live as The Alliance for an Inclusive & Accessible Canada gathers ahead of tomorrow's stakeholder meeting in Ottawa. The Alliance was brought together in response to a call for proposals from the federal government to build coalitions in order to conduct widespread consultation on Canada’s proposed new accessibility legislation.

03/09/2018
www.cdacanada.com

Like the Alliance, the Communication Disabilities Access Canada, is one of eigh, non-profit disability organizaitons that is providing input to the federal government on proposed accessibility legislation. As part of their consultation work, the Communications Disabilities Access Canada conducted a survey on communication barriers and required accessiblity accommodations for people who experience communication barriers. The report about their project is available online athttp://www.cdacanada.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Community_Consultation_for_Federal_Accessibility_Legislation_.pdf . The Alliance's reports are available at http://alliance-canada.org/en/alliance-reports/

03/01/2018

The Alliance invites you to view the webinar "Empowering First Nations Persons with Disabilities - Distinct First Nations Accessiblity Legislation, which was sponsored by consultation project coordinated by the Assembly of First Nations.

https://livestream.com/afn/events/8046176

02/03/2018
TED

TED

American Sign Language is an enchanting visual language. Christine Sun Kim shares how it works in her TED Talk: http://t.ted.com/AsHZObG

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01/19/2018

Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada's cover photo

01/11/2018

The Alliance is very happy to be hosting our fifth Twitter chat this Monday, January 15th, from 3:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. EST. we will be discussing healthcare for indigenous people with disabilities, and we are very excited to have Neil Belanger as our special guest for the hour-long chat! Mr. Belanger is the Executive Director of the B.C. Aboriginal Network on Disability Society (BCANDS).

12/18/2017

The Alliance is very happy to be hosting their fourth Twitter Chat this Wednesday , December 20th, from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST. We will be discussing the Registered Disability Savings Plan and we are very excited to have Mr. Ron Malis as our speculation guest for the hour long chat! Me. Malis is a financial advisor based out of Toronto who serves people with disabilities and their families.

12/14/2017

National Education Association for Disabled Students helps students to gain access to post-secondary education and employment by breaking down barriers created by their disability. To find out more about this organization go to www.NEADS.ca

12/11/2017

Member Profile - Realize Canada- This is an organization that really works hard at helping people living with HIV and other episodic disabilities by helping them keep informed of treatment, rehabilitation, consumer information, and other issues they face. To find out more about Realize Canada go to www.realizecanada.org

Disability group concerned over fraudulant renewals
12/06/2017
Disability group concerned over fraudulant renewals

Disability group concerned over fraudulant renewals

The PEI Council of People with Disabilities is concerned about the number of people trying to renew disability parking permits that don't belong to them.

DisAbled Women's Network - Réseau d'Action des Femmes Handicapées Canada
12/04/2017
DisAbled Women's Network - Réseau d'Action des Femmes Handicapées Canada

DisAbled Women's Network - Réseau d'Action des Femmes Handicapées Canada

#MoreThanAFootnoteWWD is about acknowledging that current policies and programs related to violence against women incorrectly treat "women with disabilities" as a subset of "women."
Women experiencing violence exist at the intersection of many identities and policies need to reflect that. #16days

Check out our infographic and sign up for our CALL TO ACTION mailing list by sending an email to [email protected]

#InternationalDayOfPersonsWithDisabilities

http://bit.ly/morefootnote

12/04/2017

We are very happy to be hosting our third Twitter chat this Wednesday, December 6th from 4:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. EST. We will be discussing basic income for people with disabilities and we are very excited to have Mr. Michael J. Prince as our special guest for the hour-long chat! Mr. Prince is a Lansdowne professor of Social Policy at the University of Victoria and a disability rights advocate.

12/01/2017

We are very excited to be hosting our third #AllianceChat on Wednesday December 6th from 4:00P.M. until 5:00 P.M. We will be discussing basic income for people with disabilities. We are very happy to have Michael J. Prince as our special guest for our hour long chat.

11/30/2017

TBT- History of CMHA: CMHA was founded in 1918. They promote the mental health of everyone. CMHA promotes mental health through advocacy, research, education, and service. To find out more about the Canadian Mental Health Association, you can go to cmha.ca

11/27/2017

Alliance Member profile: The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC) is a national grass roots organization that’s made up of blind, deaf blind, partially sighted and their supporters. The AEBC works to increase awareness of rights and responsibilities so their membership can have equal opportunities in society. The AEBC is committed to promoting the abilities of their membership. If you would like to find out more about the AEBC’s work you can go to www.blindcanadians.ca

11/23/2017

If you feel you are dealing with a mental health issue, for example, anxiety or depression, don’t feel alone. Check out the Canadian Mental Health website for lots of information about achieving healthy mental health. www.cmha.ca/mental-health/

Liberals to scrap policy that rejects sick, disabled immigrants
11/23/2017
Liberals to scrap policy that rejects sick, disabled immigrants

Liberals to scrap policy that rejects sick, disabled immigrants

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says the government is committed to ditching a policy that rejects immigrants because they're sick or disabled and could be a drag on the health system.

11/21/2017

The Alliance is very happy to be hosting our second Twitter chat this Wednesday, November 22nd from 4:00 P.M. until 5:00 P.M. EST. We will be discussing Accessible and Affordable Housing for People with Disabilities and we are very excited to have Mr. Roger P Gervais as our special guest for the hour-long chat! Mr. Gervais is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist and very passionate about Universal Design for new dwellings. He has ongoing concerns about discriminatory building codes that condone architectural barriers, which creates exclusion from the majority of housing stock for individuals who have mobility disabilities. To participate in the chat search for #AllianceChat on Twitter and you can join the chat from there!

11/20/2017

We are very excited to be hosting our second Twitter Chat on Wednesday November 22, 2017 from 4 pm until 5 pm EST. We will be discussing accessible and affordable housing for people with disabilities and look forward to you joining us!

TBT History of CNIB: Canadian National Institute for the Blind has been dedicated to improving the lives of people that ...
11/16/2017
CNIB - Seeing beyond vision loss

TBT History of CNIB: Canadian National Institute for the Blind has been dedicated to improving the lives of people that are blind and visually impaired since 1918. The CNIB has provincial offices across the country. To find out more about the CNIB go to http://www.cnib.ca

Providing community-based support to help Canadians who are blind or partially sighted achieve their goals and increase their independence.

Member Profile: Canadian Association for Community Living is an organization that advocates for full inclusion for peopl...
11/13/2017
CACL - Canadian Association for Community Living

Member Profile: Canadian Association for Community Living is an organization that advocates for full inclusion for people with intellectual disabilities in their lives and their communities. The CACL is dedicated to reducing and ending exclusion of people with intellectual disabilities for more information on The Canadian Association for Community Living go to www.cacl.ca

11/09/2017

TBT to the history of DisAbled Women's Network - Réseau d'Action des Femmes Handicapées Canada DAWN Canada. The organization was developed in 1985 when a group of 17 women came together to discuss issues for women with disabilities. Early groups formed in PEI, Toronto BC, Montreal, Halifax and Winnipeg. If you would like to find out more about DAWN you can go to their website at dawncanada.net

11/07/2017

We are happy to be hosting our first Twitter Chat tomorrow (Nov 8) from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. EST. We will be discussing employment for people with disabilities. We are very grateful Michael J. Prince will be joining us as our special guest for the hour-long chat. Mr. Prince is a Lansdowne Professor, in social policy at the University of Victoria and is also a disability advocate. Please join our discussion by searching for #AllianceChat on twitter.

11/02/2017
March of Dimes Canada Homepage

TBT History of march of Dimes Canada:
The March of Dimes Canada was formerly known as the Foundation for Poliomyelitis in 1951 they were granted the name of Ontario March of Dimes. They changed their name again to March of Dimes Canada in 2006 as they wanted to expand the services that they offered outside of Ontario. Their vision is to create a society inclusive of people with disabilities. You can find out more about their work at marchofdiimes.ca March Of Dimes Canada

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Hi there, sharing with you this official House of Commons petition asking for increased funding equal to CERB for disabled and low-income Candians during and past COVID? The more signatures the better the chance! The petition closes Sept. 30. Thank you!
Great meeting with Halifax Mayor (and former MP) Mike Savage and 8 of the 10 current MPs from Nova Scotia today to discuss the work of the Alliance and our hopes for Federal Accessibility Legislation. A very engaged group with lots of questions and support!