Introducing Anthony Frisina as our media representative.

Anthony Frisina is Ontario Disability Coalition’s new media representative. He welcomes open discussion on the challenges people with disabilities are faced with daily and provides solutions. He challenges government with his powerful voice and equal action in his own community with intentions that people with disabilities collectively amplify our voices and in collaboration with the able-bodied community we act upon government inaction and discrimination and promote collective prosperity.… Read More Introducing Anthony Frisina as our media representative.

Press Release – Ontario must end Discrimination in ALL COVID-19 Policies and Directives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JANUARY 20, 2021Contact: Joyce Balaz familyallianceont@gmail.com 905-723-8111Sherry Caldwell ontariodisabilitycoalition@gmail.com NEWS RELEASE FAMILY ALLIANCE ONTARIO and ONTARIO DISABILITY COALITION DEMANDS THE ONTARIO GOVERNMENT ACT TO PROTECT PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES FROM DISCRIMINATION IN ALL COVID-19 POLICIES AND DIRECTIVES The Government of Ontario’s most recent written directions to Ontario hospitals –ADULT CRITICAL CARE CLINICAL EMERGENCY… Read More Press Release – Ontario must end Discrimination in ALL COVID-19 Policies and Directives

Disabled Students Left Without Choices

By Theresa Sanders My late August Facebook memories are full of posts about eagerly prepping for school and dreaming of the “yellow ball of sunshine” coming down my street (I’ve even written a song about the school bus…..).  While every year brings some trepidation about transitioning, support, and scheduling due to my daughters high level of… Read More Disabled Students Left Without Choices

We need change immediately, lives are literally at stake.

By Marcy White When she was Ontario Patient Ombudsman, Christine Elliott came to my house to meet my son. She advocated repeatedly, but ineffectively, on his behalf when she learned about the frequent nursing errors Jacob experienced at home. We had weekly meetings discussing the status of her efforts. The current Minister of Health, the same… Read More We need change immediately, lives are literally at stake.

A Good Friday Surprise! Government of Ontario cancelling student loans – but only for the privileged few

Starting next week, every white woman under the age of 25 in 2019, who is a size 2 or under, will have their student loans cancelled by the Government of Ontario. If you’re a man, not white, not slim, or over 25, you’re out of luck. Absurd, isn’t it? Put another way, starting next week,… Read More A Good Friday Surprise! Government of Ontario cancelling student loans – but only for the privileged few

Sunday December 10, 2017 – The Ontario Disability Coalition is releasing this statement today which is the International Day of Human Rights.

Sunday December 10, 2017 – The Ontario Disability Coalition is releasing this statement today which is the International Day of Human Rights.… Read More Sunday December 10, 2017 – The Ontario Disability Coalition is releasing this statement today which is the International Day of Human Rights.