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Please join us Monday, March 8 for a discussion with our expert panelists exploring the lived experiences of racialized people with disabilities in Canada. Panelists include: Yat Li (Head of Marketing & Communications at Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility), Sarah Jama (Co-founder, Disability Justice Network of Ontario), Sherron Grant ( Co-founder of Black Families Support Group), and Valeria Kuri (3L JD/MSW

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The Annotated Accessible Canada Act

Click here to go to the first excerpt of the Annotated Accessible Canada Act. The Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada, S.C. 2019, c. 10, which is commonly known as the Accessible Canada Act (ACA) came into force on July 11, 2019. It is Canada’s first piece of federal legislation focusing on accessibility for persons with disabilities. The ACA aims

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Statement against Anti-Black & Anti-Indigenous Racism and of Solidarity with Black, Indigenous & People of Colour (BIPOC) [1]

*CONTENT WARNING: discussion of anti-Black racism, ableism, police brutality, murder* Over the last several months we have observed global uprisings and world-wide responses to the rampant and systemic anti-Black racism that is embedded in the fabric of our society.  Black folx have been subject to colonial rule, the transatlantic slave trade, and are still grappling with the ongoing legacy of

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