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

Disability Rights are Human Rights

By Ilanna Mandel of Mandel Creative Why We Must Be Activist/Warriors Today in the Province of Ontario, Canada, one of the wealthiest countries in the world, over half a million people with disabilities are living in abject poverty. I recently interviewed both Rima Berns-McGowan, MPP and Joel Harden, MPP of the NDP. Both of them are astounded at the… Read More Disability Rights are Human Rights