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There have been some decisions recently from the 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 month of July, 2019. Any relevant Supreme Court of Canada decisions from that month have also been included. This information is not intended to provide legal

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Southwestern Ontario Disability Scholars’ (SWODS) Workshop Summary

By Deborah Willoughby, JD/MSW [2021] The first ever Southwestern Ontario Disability Scholars’ (SWODS) workshop took place on Thursday May 23, 2019 and was hosted by Windsor Law and the Law, Disability & Social Change Project. This workshop brought together more than a dozen brilliant scholars from universities in southwestern Ontario (with a couple from even further afield) to share their

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Southwestern Ontario Disability Scholars Workshop

On Thursday May 23, 2019, the Law, Disability & Social Change Project and Windsor Law will be hosting the inaugural Southwestern Ontario Disability Scholars (SWODS) Workshop. This workshop will bring together scholars from universities in the region to discuss research respecting people with disabilities from interdisciplinary perspectives.Please find below a list of the participants, their paper titles and biographies.

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Meeting with UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

by Cynthia Brown, LLM Candidate, Windsor Law – April 9, 2019 Ms. Catalina Devandas Aguilar, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, was in Canada from April 2, to April 12, 2019, for an official visit at the invitation of the federal government. On April 3, 2019, Professor Laverne Jacobs, Professor Tess Sheldon and Cynthia Brown,

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Legislation and Advocacy Resources for People with Disabilities

Prepared by Cynthia Brown, LLM Candidate March 1, 2019 This information is not intended to provide legal advice. The following is a list of links related to disability rights legislation in Canada and Ontario, as well as some resources for supports and self-advocacy.  This list is not exhaustive.  Sources provided relate to health care, education, employment and accessibility accommodations. Convention on

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