In Canada Disability Poverty begins at birth

Earlier this year advocates from Ontario Disability Coalition and BC Complex Kids Society met with Minister Carla Qualtrough to discuss childhood disability poverty that affects families across Canada. We shared our stories as mother’s of children with complex medical needs and identify the barriers created by federal policies and solutions to prevent lowered social economic… Read More In Canada Disability Poverty begins at birth

Ford’s “Plan to Build” Fails Those Most Vulnerable

IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE  TORONTO, ONTARIO –  Proposed changes, while great for those who can work, leave those who cannot work destitute. “We have been pushing the government to increase the amount recipients can earn before clawing back earnings, so it is good to see this change now. However this change only benefits those who can… Read More Ford’s “Plan to Build” Fails Those Most Vulnerable

Home Care Nursing Crisis is going from bad to worse

Ontario Home Care System is completely forgotten and is leaving Ontario’s most vulnerable families, children, adults, and seniors without critically essential life sustaining care. Nicole Payette Kyryluk, a policy advisor for Ontario Disability Coalition, shared her family’s struggles in a desperate cry for help and it was featured on the front page of the Toronto… Read More Home Care Nursing Crisis is going from bad to worse