Update — Federal Legislation affecting People with Disabilities: Where We Are Today

(Disponible en français : Mise à jour — Législation fédérale concernant les personnes handicapées : la situation actuelle) A Move towards a Canadians with Disabilities Act The idea of overarching federal accessibility legislation has garnered attention for decades. Many voices, including a parliamentary committee, a federal task force, and advocates have called for legislative action to…

Federal Legislation affecting People with Disabilities: Where We Are Today

(Disponible en français : Législation fédérale concernant les personnes handicapées : la situation actuelle) Note: This publication was updated in December, 2018: Update — Federal Legislation affecting People with Disabilities: Where We Are Today A Move towards a Canadians with Disabilities Act While there is currently no overarching federal disability legislation in Canada, the idea…

On your marks, get set and go… to Rio de Janeiro!

(Disponible en français : À vos marques, prêts et partez…pour Rio de Janeiro !) In 2016, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be the host city of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad. This will be the first time a South American country will host the world at Olympic and Paralympic Games. The Olympic Games will…