Disability Movement, NewsFlash

Trudeau’s ‘accessible Canada’ includes unpaid work

Back in 2015, before the Canadian federal election, a movement of disabled people was building across the country. The call for a barrier-free Canada was built in that time by a small, dedicated group of people who reinforced their message daily through social media and on the ground action. Their methods were so effective, that… Continue reading Trudeau’s ‘accessible Canada’ includes unpaid work

National Housing Strategy
Canpoli, Economic Justice

Keep Affordable Housing in the Federal Budget

Let’s not let affordable housing be another broken promise from Trudeau. 235,000 Canadians experience homelessness in a year. 1 in 5 renters spend more than half their income on housing. 1.5 million households can’t find decent housing they can afford. The affordability of housing for low-income families living in social and co‑operative housing is uncertain,… Continue reading Keep Affordable Housing in the Federal Budget

Activism, Disability Movement

Real Change means an Accessible Canada for All

#On December 3rd, let's remind Trudeau what an #AccessibleCanada4All looks like. Canada has a new government, and with that new opportunities for change, new potential, new possibilities. Among those possibilities is the Canadians with Disabilities Act. It seems that Trudeau has taken up the call, and made this potential Act a part of the mandate… Continue reading Real Change means an Accessible Canada for All

Disability Movement

Solidarity with the elevator workers strike

As of the end of May, there are no talks planned in the strike that's seen 1,400 Ontario members of the International Union of Elevator Constructors striking for more than a month with no end in sight. According to Ben McIntyre, business manager for the IUEC Local 50 in Toronto, the union's deal with the… Continue reading Solidarity with the elevator workers strike

Disability Movement

People with Disabilities March and Roll on the Streets of Toronto

On October 13th, 2012 the disability community once again made their voices heard on the streets of Toronto. They marched with a goal to bring recognition of the struggles and value of people with disabilities as we fight against ableism and other forms of oppression, but they also marched to celebrate and take pride in… Continue reading People with Disabilities March and Roll on the Streets of Toronto

Events

Upcoming Event on the Experiences of Newcomers and Ethno-racial People with Disabilities

Ethno-racial People with Disabilities Coalition of Ontario ERDCO Research Event Thursday March 29, 2012 4:30 - 7:00 PM Ryerson University, 99 Gerrard St. East, Room SHE 560 This event will highlight some of the research that has been completed by ERDCO Staff, Volunteers and Board Members. Research topics include: Successful immigrants with disabilities: Challenging the… Continue reading Upcoming Event on the Experiences of Newcomers and Ethno-racial People with Disabilities