Write to your MP supporting the Vulnerable Persons Standard and asking that its terms be incorporated in the law regulating assisted suicide/euthanasia. Read more.
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Hon. Carla Qualtrough, MP, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, and James Hicks, CCD National Coordinator, at the 2015 December 3rd celebration, hosted by the Minister and CCD helped coordinate.
November 22, 2011
We have produced this booklet both to celebrate our success and to help others understand the contribution of the disability rights movement in Canada.
Canadian Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon, far left, observes as U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, second from left, meets members of the Canadian delegation, including CCD's Steve Estey. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
April 18, 2016
The Liberal government campaigned on electoral reform, promising “that 2015 will be the last federal election conducted under the first-past-the-post voting system” and that they “will make every vote count.” The disability community, like many other groups, is anxious to learn what the new government will propose and the process it will introduce. Moreover, it is seeking allies in support of expanding the discussion of voting reform to include needed improvements in accessibility to Canada’s electoral system. Read more.
June 15, 2016
On Thursday June 16th, join a Community Forum for Robust Safeguards in Bill C-14 hosted by the National Disability Rights Community. We will let Parliamentarians know what is at stake for disabled Canadians and their families. This event continues a national conversation, launched by the National Disability Rights Community. We are Canadians with disabilities, their families and supporters working to ensure that Bill C-14 protects vulnerable Canadians. Read more.