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We have to talk to anybody and everybody to get the Canada Disability Benefit

By Rabia Khedr It’s important that we have conversations about disability poverty everywhere we can. I spend a lot of time talking to people. From individuals living the experience to […]

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Everyone Should Be Talking About Disability Poverty

by Michelle Hewitt, Co-Chair, Disability Without Poverty This month, everyone is talking about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) – and so they should! Since its creation in 2008, the […]

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Celebrating Art in the Disability community

We want your creative talents! December 3 is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and Disability Without Poverty (DWP) wants to celebrate the contributions and creativity of persons with disabilities! We’re putting […]

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Community Organizer Position with Disability Without Poverty BC

Disability Without Poverty is a national grassroots movement led by people with disabilities, whose aim is to end disability poverty in Canada. The movement emerged in response to the September […]

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Budget 2021 Disability Updates

On April 19th, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, released Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience. Within the budget there are […]

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Changes to BC Recovery Benefit & PWD Supplements

Updated December 14th, 2020 On December 8, 2020, the Provincial Government of British Columbia announced a one-time tax-free payment of up to $1,000 for eligible families and single parents and […]

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Video – At long last, a Canada Disability Benefit is coming – What should it look like?

In the recent Throne Speech was the acknowledgement by the federal government that COVID-19 has not only disproportionately affected Canadians with disabilities but laid bare long-standing challenges for persons with […]

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Jutta Treviranus – The Power of Inclusive Design

For the second webinar of the Building momentum for the Canadian Disability Benefit learning series, Jutta Treviranus will speak about the importance of inclusive design and how we can apply […]

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Peter MacLeod: The Power of New Forms of Democratic Engagement

In response to the recent commitment by the federal government to establish a Canadian Disability Benefit, a collaborative of organizations has put together a free webinar series. You may have […]

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