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BIPOC & DISABILITY LIVED EXPERIENCES EVENT

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. This includes federal works and undertakings, and businesses and organizations such as banks, airlines, railways, marine and other interprovincial transportation carriers, the Canadian Forces, parliamentary entities such as the Senate and the House of Commons, and most Crown corporations such as Canada Post. However, the Act

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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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HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL DISABILITY CASE SUMMARIES AUGUST 2020

The following are a summary of recent decisions relating to disability and human rights from the human rights tribunals in Canada (Summer, 2020, Issue 4) This issue of our digest covers decisions from the Human Rights Tribunals of British Colombia, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, PEI, Alberta, the Northwest Territories, Quebec, and the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that were

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HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL DISABILITY CASE SUMMARIES JULY 2020

The following are a summary of recent decisions relating to disability and human rights from the human rights tribunals in Canada (Summer, 2020, Issue 3). This issue of our digest covers decisions from the Human Rights Tribunals of British Colombia, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, PEI, Alberta, the Northwest Territories, Quebec, and the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that were

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HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL DISABILITY CASE SUMMARIES JUNE 2020

The following are summaries of recent decisions relating to disability and human rights from the human rights tribunals in Canada (Summer, 2020, Issue 2). This issue of our digest covers decisions from the Human Rights Tribunals of British Colombia, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, PEI, Alberta, the Northwest Territories, Quebec, and the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal that were rendered

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HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL DISABILITY CASE SUMMARIES AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER 2019

Important and noteworthy decisions have recently been rendered from Canadian human rights tribunals relating to disability. The following are a selection of decisions from the Human Rights Tribunals in BC and Ontario that were rendered during the months of August and September 2019. Any relevant Supreme Court of Canada decisions from these months have also been included. This information is not

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