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Monthly update from CACL: CACL asks:What did you want to be when you grew up?
The 2013 report card focuses on how Canada is doing in the areas of ensuring that families have access to supports and employment equality. These are two of the 10 objectives in CACL’s Vision 2020 agenda – an agenda adopted by CACL to assist Canadians and governments in building a more inclusive Canada.
On International Day of Disability 2013 CACL is pleased to release Volume 3 of the newsletter for the Ready, Willing and Able (RWA) initiative, which profiles employment success stories from across Canada. Stories that illustrate and demonstrate the fact that regardless of label or perceived level of disability, adults with developmental disabilities can participate in and contribute to the labour market within this country. RWA works by scaling up proven methods that are active in communities throughout the country and that are demonstrating positive impact on
Read thought-provoking perspectives on how families are leading change in communities, and highlights events, resources and networks you can join. This edition of the Coming Together features stories from families who attended the CACL Values Vision Action workshops.
Updates on the progress towards deinstitutionalization from Institution Watch, including news from England, British Columbia, Ontario, and more.
Monthly update from CACL: press release on the British Columbia Court of Appeal ruling in Carter v. Canada opposing assisted suicide.
Monthly update from CACL: press release on Ready, Willing & Able and efforts towards creating an inclusive and effective labour market.
Monthly update from CACL: press release on the relaunch of Inclusive Education Canada website.
Updates on the progress towards deinstitutionalization from Institution Watch, including news from Alberta, British Columbia, and more.
Follow the trends in provincial/territorial and federal poverty-reduction strategies, and meet Canadians with intellectual disabilities who are doing what they can to live good lives in their community.
In this issue, read about the number of policy developments regarding incasing the inclusion of people with disabilities in the labour force.
Updates on inclusive education from Ontario, Manitoba, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick, developments and opinions Moore vs B.C. Supreme Court case, and more.
As part of the national Ready, Willing and Able (RW&A) Initiative, CACL is pleased to announce the release of Volume 2 of its employment booklet. RW&A is designed to increase labour force participation of people with intellectual disabilities, and thereby advance economic productivity and social inclusion in Canada.
This booklet presents stories of successful employment collected from provinces and territories across the country, from the perspective of both employee and employer.
The income security and labour market status of Canadians with disabilities and their families requires urgent action. As a society we all have a role to play in ensuring we are building inclusive communities where Canadians with disabilities are welcomed and valued as active citizens. The Federal government can take concrete steps to support building an inclusive and accessible Canada for all.
Monthly update from CACL: press release on the newest issue of Ready, Willing and Able newsletter.
Read thought-provoking perspectives on how families are leading change in communities, and highlights events, resources and networks you can join. This edition of the Coming Together features a number of successful employment stories, written from the perspective of the parents who helped make employment possible.