On Wednesday, November 8, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. EST the Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada (@TheAllianceCA) will begin its first Twitter Chat series, #AllianceChat.

Dr. Michael J. Prince (@princepolity) will be answering the Alliance’s questions about employment, people with disabilities and the proposed federal accessibility legislation.  To participate in the Chat, go to Twitter and search for #AllianceChat and you can join the Chat there.  This Chat will be in English.

Watch for future Chats on affordable housing, basic income, transportation, etc.

If you missed the live streaming of the Alliance’s Disability Expert Conference “What Should Canada’s Promised National Accessibility Law Include? Cutting-edge Ideas from Experts from Around the World”, it is available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8_D5M4pvdY&feature=youtu.be 


Dr. Prince joined the University of Victoria in 1987, as the inaugural Lansdowne Professor of Social Policy in the Faculty of Human and Social Development. Before that, he was a faculty member at Carleton University for several years teaching in the School of Public Administration.

Prince teaches courses in public policy and practice as well as activism and advocacy, and his current research interests include trends in Canadian social policy; federal- provincial relations; trauma of veterans; pension reform; aboriginal governance; and, disability politics and policy issues.

From 1997 to 2005, he served as Associate Dean and then as Dean of the Faculty of Human and Social Development at the University of Victoria.

As an author, Professor Prince has over 250 publications including 19 books (authored, co-authored and edited); 40 articles in scholarly journals; 60 monographs and research reports; and 75 chapters in books. He has published over 60 articles and opinion editorials in newspapers and professional periodicals.

As a policy consultant, Prince has been an advisor to various federal, provincial, territorial, and municipal government agencies; four Royal commissions; and, to a number of parliamentary committees federally and provincially.

Dr. Prince was a co-principal investigator for CCD’s Disabling Poverty, Enabling Citizenship research project.