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CCD Seeks Commitments on Accessible and Affordable Housing

For Immediate Distribution | September 13, 2021

CCD Seeks Parties' Position on Disability Benefit

For Immediate Release | September 7, 2021

Poverty is the reality for too many Canadians who live with disability.  6.2 million Canadians live with a disability.  Nearly 30% live in poverty.[1]

The disability community has been calling for a disability benefit for Canadians with disabilities.  For the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD), a national human rights organization working for an accessible and inclusive Canada, this election is the time for political parties to explain how they plan to address disability poverty.

Leader Letters

CCD has sent the following letter to the Bloc Québécois, the Conservative Party, the Green Party, the Liberal Party and the New Democratic Party:

Re: Seeking Your Party’s Position on Some Key Questions

The Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) is a non-partisan, national human rights organization of people with disabilities working for an inclusive and accessible Canada.

Mission

CCD Urges Federal Election Candidates to Run Accessible Campaigns

For Immediate Release | September 1, 2021

The Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD), a national non-partisan human rights organization of people with disabilities working for an accessible and inclusive Canada, is calling upon all Federal Election candidates to run barrier-free campaigns.

For people with disabilities to make an informed choice when casting their ballot they need full access to candidates’ campaigns.

How to Vote in the Federal Election, September 20, 2021

Who Can Vote -To vote, you must be a Canadian citizen, at least 18 years old on Election Day and prove your identity and address.

Identification – You can prove your identity by:

How to Vote in the Federal Election, September 20, 2021

Who Can Vote -To vote, you must be a Canadian citizen, at least 18 years old on Election Day and prove your identity and address.

Identification – You can prove your identity by:

System Navigator Service Project Seeks Members for Community Working Group

Council of Canadians with Disabilities is seeking up to two Indigenous Peoples of Canada with experiential knowledge of disability to participate in a Community Working Group for its System Navigator Service Project. The Community Working Group meets via Zoom on the last Monday of each month from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time. The monthly meetings will run for the duration of the project, ending in June 2022. 

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