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March 17, 2017
The following is a letter written by Michael Bach, CACL Executive Vice-President.As I move on from my role as Executive Vice-President at CACL (as of April 16), I want to share a few reflections with my friends and colleagues at CACL and beyond in the disability and human rights movements.
March 13, 2017
The following article has been provided by the Canada Revenue Agency. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers credits and benefits for Canadians with disabilities and their caregivers. These can help lower costs over time, from childhood, through the school years, to the workforce, and to retirement. Here are some tips for tax time from the CRA:   Apply for tax credits
February 15, 2017
February 10, 2017
On February 7, 2017, the Government of Canada announced the reinstatement and modernization of the Court Challenges Program (CCP). The CCP will combine the former Program and the Language Rights Support Program with a more streamlined approach. The Program will provide financial support to Canadians to access the courts for the litigation of precedent-setting test cases of national significance that help clarify certain constitutional and quasi-constitutional official language rights and human rights in Canada.
February 8, 2017
The following is a commentary by CACL distinguished associate, Audrey Cole, in response to a National Post article titled, Euthanasia may save $139M, study says.
February 6, 2017
TORONTO -- The Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) is very pleased to announce the appointment of Krista Carr as Executive Vice-President, effective April 17, 2017.
January 16, 2017
The CACL membership appointed three new members to the Board of Directors at our Annual General Meeting in Ottawa, December 2016. New board members represent diverse regions of Canada including New Brunswick, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut. CACL and its membership welcomes Moira Wilson (NB), Vee Faira (NT), and Noah Papatsie (NU). We know you will make wonderful contributions in advancing inclusion in Canada!Stay tuned: We will be introducing other members of the CACL national Board of Directors soon.
January 16, 2017
Dianne Pothier, leading expert on constitutional law and a long-time champion of disability rights, passed away unexpectedly January 3rd 2017 at home in Halifax, NS. The following is a letter to the Community Living movement and its allies from CACL EVP Michael Bach. It is with such a profound sense of loss and sadness that I share the news of the sudden and unexpected passing of Dianne Pothier.  
December 12, 2016
There were expressions of triumph and joy from representatives of self-advocacy and disability rights groups, including the Canadian Association for Community Living and People First of Canada, following the announcement that the Government of Canada has begun the process to accede to the United Nations’ Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
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