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September 21, 2015 | CanadianACL


CWDO Webinar

Citizens With Disabilities - Ontario are hosting a webinar on October 4, 2015 at 2 pm (EDT)

"While the public continues to debate whether assisted suicide should ever be allowed, the real questions we now need to answer have changed."

June 17, 2015 | CanadianACL


CACL is happy to share the following new resource with you on behalf of the Québec Association for Community Living (Association du Québec pour l’intégration sociale - AQIS)

June 1, 2015 | CanadianACL

A "mentally and physically exhausted" Ontario mother is speaking out about how there is little help for her severely autistic 21-year-old daughter. "I'm losing sleep. I think about this just about non-stop," said Hope Galloway, 59, from Barrie.
Her daughter Martha spends her days in a school program, stocking shelves at a local store, but at the end of June she will graduate and has nowhere else to go.

Galloway says: "She needs to be with other people and contributing to society and the feeling that she has a meaningful existence," .

May 25, 2015 | CanadianACL

Despite his intellectual disability, Chris Boyer is more than willing, ready and able to be a part of today’s work force. Working at a local business in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan for the past six years, Chris has gained more than just confidence and pride but a second family at his job. Watch Chris's story:

May 7, 2015 | CanadianACL


Social Protection UN Study

A specially appointed researcher for The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights is seeking input to a study on the rights of persons with disabilities to social protection. The results will be presented to the United Nations General Assembly in October 2015.

May 6, 2015 | CanadianACL

Michael BachCanadian Association for Community Living (CACL), Executive Vice-President Michael Bach will be one of the keynote speakers at this years IASSIDD Americas Regional Congress taking place from May 21-22 at the Hawaii Convention Center, as part of the Pacific Rim International Week on Disability and Diversity.

April 29, 2015 | CanadianACL


The Right to Education


April was a busy news month for our international partner Inclusion International