6 September 2023
Bridging the Gap

How the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Address Disability and how a National Disability Insurance Plan could be the means by which we can finally support the needs of the disability community in Canada Introduction   For the purpose of this brief, and recognizing there are 2 very distinct ways the disability community wishes to be […]

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25 April 2023
The Australian Advantage: Speaking with One Voice

A working example from Australia of the creation of a system wide National Disability Insurance Plan where the challenges and issues of implementation provided such great teachings and lessons learned.

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7 February 2023
The Economy Post-COVID: New Directions for the Federal Government

It is not enough to win a war. You must also win the peace that comes after. For Canada it will be, post COVID 19, winning the hearts and minds of a traumatized population that never wants so many of its populace to bear such costs nor feel so vulnerable again. We have been here […]

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31 January 2023
Publicly Funded Disability Insurance: Has the Time Come?

The Canadian federal government in the last 6 years has done more to provide support and address the needs of persons with disabilities that an any time in the last 40 years. There has been the Accessibility Act of 2019, the pending Disability Benefit passing second reading of in October 2022, the passage of the Autism Strategy also in October 2022, as […]

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1 November 2022
November 2022 Newsletter

Addressing the current environment for disability activism and what comes next.

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1 January 2022
January 2022 Newsletter

Our perspective on the disability support system in Canada.

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1 August 2021
August 2021 Newsletter

This newsletter is soliciting your engagement on two fronts. The first relates to the public consultation on the Inclusion Action Plan in the hope that you can help shape the agenda ahead. The second looks to yours and others participation in the Rising Youth Program by taking advantage of the funding opportunity it affords.

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1 May 2021
May 2021 Newsletter

In this edition we examine the significance of the new Disability Benefit in the context of post COVID recovery as a major step forward and what it may mean for the future of disability insurance.

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1 October 2020
October 2020 Newsletter

In this edition we examine why an income program is no substitute for a well funded essential supports program.

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1 April 2020
April 2020 Newsletter

Disability Advocacy in Canada – a community divided

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