News from Council of Canadians with Disabilities
The Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CDD) advocates at the federal level to improve the lives of men and women with disabilities in Canada, by eliminating inequality and discrimination. The Council encourages national, regional and local disability advocacy groups that are controlled by persons with disabilities and who share the beliefs of CCD to join the Council.More information
The Council of Canadians with Disabilities looks at the impact of the recent federal budget, especially the effect of Old Age Security reforms, on people with disabilities.
Few people, unless they have a family member with a disability, understand that disability and poverty are largely synonymous - disability can lead to poverty and poverty can lead to disability, says a Council of Canadians with Disabilities article.