People with Disabilities Unite and Fight Back

The International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPD) is a day where people with disabilities across the world are encouraged to celebrate who we are, take stock of how far we’ve come, and look forward to the struggles ahead. The United Nations encourages us to use this day as an opportunity for inclusion and celebration, … Continue reading People with Disabilities Unite and Fight Back

Accessibility: Promoting Inclusive Development Event

The San Lorenzo Latin American Community Centre; CHHA 1610AM Voces Latinas Radio; The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education; and the Student Association of Ryerson (CESAR) invite you to join in the celebration of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Enjoy some music, food, and conversation in an accessible venue: Oakham House Thomas … Continue reading Accessibility: Promoting Inclusive Development Event

International Day of People with Disabilities Celebration Toronto December 3rd

Come celebrate Inclusiveness Together! Nathan Phillips Square (northwest corner of Bay and Queen, in front of Winston Churchill’s statue, just east of the City Hall parking garage) Saturday, December 3rd 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm Bring your stories of independence and achievement locally and globally Submit them in advance to info[at] cilt [dot} ca Visit … Continue reading International Day of People with Disabilities Celebration Toronto December 3rd

Canadians with Disabilities, it’s Time to Take the Gloves Off

Find out about the march It's not a question of if austerity will impact Canadians with disabilities, but a question of when. We need only look over to the UK for proof. Coalition proposals with see the Disability Living Allowance cut in that country by 20%, pushing those people into increasing poverty. Hate crimes against … Continue reading Canadians with Disabilities, it’s Time to Take the Gloves Off

Upcoming #Disabled Young People’s Project Retreat in #Toronto | #li #youth

The Disabled Young Peoples Project (DYPP) is an arts based pilot project working on building community alongside youth (16-29) from black, African, Aboriginal, racialized, immigrant, First Nations and Indigenous communities who are also living with a disability across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). . DYPP Retreat: Join us to imagine, create and claim space for … Continue reading Upcoming #Disabled Young People’s Project Retreat in #Toronto | #li #youth

This Monday: Free Social Assistance Review hosted by ERDCO | #Disabilities #Toronto #li

Ethno-racial People with Disabilities Coalition of Ontario Invites you to attend a community meeting to talk about the Social Assistance Review in Ontario on: Monday August 22, 2011 1:00 - 4:00 P.M. Ryerson University, 99 Gerrard St. East, Room EPH 222 AT THE COMMUNITY MEETING: You will learn about the commission the provincial government has … Continue reading This Monday: Free Social Assistance Review hosted by ERDCO | #Disabilities #Toronto #li

In #Toronto, #Ontario #Election #Accessibility Information Session TOMORROW

This Tuesday, there will be an information session with reps from Elections Ontario, where we will learn about about the work Elections Ontario is doing to improve the accessibility of the election process. The session is from 6-8pm at the Centre for Independent Living in Toronto: 365 Bloor Street East, Suite 902. Pizza, Tokens and … Continue reading In #Toronto, #Ontario #Election #Accessibility Information Session TOMORROW

Will Presto Smart Card be Accessible to #TTC Passengers with #Disabilities?

Report from the AODA Alliance Even though the new Integrated Accessibility Regulation has finally been enacted under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, will Toronto transit passengers face new barriers in the future when paying fares to ride the TTC? On June 6, 2011, the media reported that the City of Toronto was working … Continue reading Will Presto Smart Card be Accessible to #TTC Passengers with #Disabilities?

#Harper’s #Canada – a list of defunded organizations

Unofficial tentative list of organizations whose funding has been cut or ended by the Harper government, including government agencies that supported civil society groups. * *Organizations/ watchdogs whose staff have been fired, forced out, publically maligned, or who have resigned in protest: * ·          Canada Firearms Program (Chief Supt. Marty Cheliak, … Continue reading #Harper’s #Canada – a list of defunded organizations