Access & Inclusion

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Accessibility Standards Canada creates and reviews accessibility standards for federally regulated organizations.

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The Rick Hansen Foundation School Program offers free educational resources for youth in kindergarten to grade twelve, developed by

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The waves splash hard against the boat as it approaches land. My heart is pounding, and so is my head. I’m not sure if it is the rocking of the deck or the adrenalin rushing through my veins that is tightening my stomach. I feel sick, but I am alert. I am ready to go.
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In March 2020, our Government of Canada declared COVID-19 to be a national emergency.

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On July 17, 2020, the Government of Canada announced a one-time $600 payment in recognition of the extraordinary expenses faced by people with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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In March 2020, national disability organizations came together to express their concern about the lack of consideration for people with disabilities during the coronavirus pandemic.
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 Back in 2016/17, the Canadian Access and Inclusion Project (CAIP) was created and included a partnership of 31 not-for-profit

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In this 2016 report, you will find the recommendations of CAIP's Lawyer Panel.

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In November 2015, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked Minister Carla Qualtrough to engage Canadians directly about what is needed in new

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The Government of Canada's Accessibility Resource Centre is a microsite of federal resources and tools to help improve accessibility for

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