Disability News for Canada and Canadian Providences Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2018-12-06
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Although some of these documents from our Canada Disability News category may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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List of Canada Disability News Publications:
Fraser Institute study reveals long waits for medical treatment and surgery cost Canadians almost $2.8 billion in lost wages and productivity in 2020.
Accessible Canada Act establishes framework to create a barrier-free Canada through proactive identification, removal and prevention of accessibility barriers.
Passed in House of Commons and Senate of Canada the new Accessible Canada Act will transform how Canadian Government addresses disability accessibility across the country.
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada and members of MS community to launch MS Awareness Month in Ottawa with focus on getting government to take action to improve Life With MS.
Research reveals consequences to health and the healthcare system will be devastating if people continue to consume high amounts of sugary drinks.
Canadian Governments help people with disabilities plan for the future by raising awareness of the Registered Disability Savings Plan.
Greater Access to Copyrighted Print Materials for Canadians With Visual Impairments and Print Disabilities
Canadians who are visually impaired or print-disabled will benefit from a wider availability of books and other copyrighted print materials.
Government of Canada launches call for proposals to support the social inclusion of Canadians with disabilities.
Businesses with up to 99 full‑time equivalent employees and community organizations can receive government grant project funding of up to $50,000.
Report reveals Canadians see gaps in accessibility within their own communities and believe Canada should be a leader in removing barriers.
Open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau written by Diane Kreuger, National Chair of Independent Living Canada.
Removing Communication Barriers for Travelers with Disabilities introduces automated self-service travel kiosks for people with disabilities at airports, railway and ferry terminals.
Access 2 Program offers Canadians with disabilities free admission and discounts at participating movie theaters and attractions across Canada.
Report examines whether Veterans Affairs Canada provides veterans with identified mental health care needs with timely access to services and benefits.
Future Planning Tool for Persons with Disabilities will provide financial information to Canadians with disabilities, their families and caregivers.
Government of Canada has charged Canada Post with responsibility of delivering mail to Canadians, including people with disabilities.
Minister Bergen launches new call for proposals for the Enabling Accessibility Fund for small Canadian businesses.
$12 million in scale-up projects and seed grants announced as Canada prepares to host world summit on maternal, newborn and child health on May 28-30.
Canadian organizations can apply for project funding that will create or enhance accessibility for people with disabilities in Canada.
Applying for funding for projects that support Government commitments under United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Canadian Veterans Advocacy Urges Government to Accept Court's Ruling on SISIP LTD Claw Back Class Action Law Suit
Canadian Veterans Advocacy encouraging Canadians to write Minister of National Defense regarding accepting ruling on SISIP LTD claw back class action law suit.
Providing Veterans with a better understanding of benefits and services available to them while cutting cumbersome red tape.
Employers across Canada to have greater access to information about disability issues and new adaptive technologies for persons with disabilities.
Experts working through Canadian Paediatric Society created series of evidence based educational modules to address foundational learning gap for residents pediatricians and health care institutions.
Public Service Alliance of Canada PSAC is calling on the government to address the growing mental health crisis in Canada.
Call to Canadians to donate to humanitarian organizations providing hope to those battling drought disease and despair in the Horn of Africa.
The New Veterans Charter represents a more modern effective and compassionate way to help Veterans and CF members injured in the line of duty.
Advanced online training in the fundamentals of Disability Management effective June 15 2011.
Federal Commitment of $100 million will match private funds to address brain disorder diseases affecting 1 in 3 Canadians.
In the case of rotating postal strikes in Canada there could be delays in mail service but deliveries will continue.
Partnership with eSSENTIAL Accessibility to help extend service to Canadians with physical disabilities.
Canadians traveling to Europe urged to carry proof of supplemental health insurance as various governments now require visitors to have adequate medical coverage.
Canadians who are blind or partially sighted will continue to have access to a unique library as a result of support from the Government of Canada.
Funding to improve the accessibility of conferences and key events for people with disabilities.
Hundreds of former Nortel workers on disability are asking the Canadian federal and provincial governments to set up relief package.
New regulations will restrict use of six phthalates in toys and child care articles in order to limit exposure to children and infants.
Advice for Canadians who may qualify for the Disability Tax Credit.
Changes to the Hazardous Products Act (HPA) that will make cribs cradles and bassinets safer for infants and young children.
The Rick Hansen Spinal Cord Injury Registry (RHSCIR) was made official today.
CIHR recognizes the importance of supporting researchers who evaluate the effectiveness of population interventions aimed at improving the health of Canadians.
It is estimated that about 10 per cent of lung cancer deaths are related to long-term exposure to residential radon.
New regulations and amendments to the Hazardous Products Act will restrict amount of lead in consumer products including childrens toys.
Government of Canada initiatives that are helping Canadians with disabilities overcome barriers to income security.
Organizations can now apply for funding for projects that will create or enhance accessibility for people with disabilities.
Government of Canada calls on industry to voluntarily stop the use of cadmium in childrens jewelery.
Government of Canada initiatives that are helping Canadians with disabilities get into the workforce.
Strategic investment will lead to new treatments and effective health care programs for Canadians.
Help and support for youth with Tourette Syndrome making the transition from school to work in Canada.
The University of British Columbia Press (UBC Press) has entered into an agreement with Bookshare granting world rights to its collection.
Helping families and children in minority francophone communities across Canada by helping organizations work together on health and early childhood issues.
Access to latest technology becomes a reality for high schools across Canada as Future Shop opens doors to 5 new Future Generation Tech Lab classrooms.
Financial solution to help over 1.5 million Canadians with lifetime disabilities.
Mental illness is associated with more lost work days than any other chronic condition.
Canadian Short Screenplay Competition founder David Cormican issues challenge as part of Easter Seals 2010 Drop Zone challenge.
Canadian grants for projects that will improve accessibility for people with disabilities and enable them to participate fully in their communities.
Cancellation of PALS 2011 from Statistics Canada will set back the process of providing human rights to 4 million Canadians with disabilities.
Assembly of First Nations launch initiative to support and enhance opportunities for Indigenous peoples and communities through active lifestyles sport and fitness.
National Seniors Day would be celebrated every year on October 1 in Canada coinciding with International Day of Older Persons.
People with disabilities are not strangers to the fact that non-disabled people cannot imagine life with a disability.
The Canadian Stroke Network is a national research network headquartered at the University of Ottawa.
Health Canada providing Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami with $350,000 to help expectant moms and new mothers make healthy living choices.
Lawsuit seeks class action status for persons covered under short and long-term disability contracts issued by Sun Life after June 1, 2007 which contained so-called discretionary proof clauses and had their claims denied by Sun Life.
New Horizons for Seniors Program helps non-profit organizations upgrade facilities or equipment required for seniors programs and activities.
Ministers Responsible for Social Services Release the Ninth National Child Benefit Progress Report.
Appointment of Dr. Paul Lasko as Scientific Director of CIHRs Institute of Genetics.
PubMed Central Canada puts latest Canadian health research at fingertips of researchers.
2010 Nationwide Food Drive against hunger in Canada from June 1st - 11th - 2010.
The Government of Canada is committed to providing all Canadians with opportunities to reach their potential.
ALACD provides schools and communities across Canada with a better understanding of the needs of people with disabilities.
Funding for projects that highlight contributions people with disabilities make to Canada and communities.
Canadian Transportation Agency has ruled that Air Canada must provide a buffer zone on flights for people with nut allergies.
Independent Living Canada hosted annual event for United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities.
Injury is the leading cause of death for children over the age of 1 in industrialized countries.
The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure raised $26.5 million.
Bill C-384 would legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide representing a threat to persons with disabilities.
Canadians rate physicians and pharmacists highest among 18 professions for honesty and ethics.
Terry Fox captivated Canadians gave a new meaning to personal courage and revolutionized fundraising.
Mouth and Foot painting Artists of Canada (MFPA) have been fortunate to be able to work within an organization that provides them with independence.
Canadians to provide their views on the ratification and implementation of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Campaign to raise awareness of those living with ABI and of Canadas need for a National Injury Prevention Strategy as a way to reduce brain injuries.
Workers in Canada feel they have lost control of their lives as the economic recession grinds on.
Stroke Recovery Canada program of March of Dimes Canada helps stroke survivors across the country to more easily re-engage in their communities.
Events to build awareness of the importance of Healthy Indoor Environments in schools.
Red Cross workers from St. Thomas who provide home care services will strike action today in St. Thomas Canada.
New study points to connection between out of pocket expenses for people with physical illnesses and depression affecting access to antidepressant treatment.
Hansen changed perceptions about people with a disability and set the course for improving lives of people with spinal cord injury and the search for a cure.
The KIA Integrity Advantage Program allows customers to return financed or leased vehicles within first year of ownership in event of unforeseen life circumstances.
Report shows that a taser shot to the head may result in brain-specific complications.
Canadas first occupational cancer research center dedicated solely to research in occupational cancers officially launched.
Universal childhood vaccination against meningococcal C appears to reduce Canadian incidence of the most deadly strain of bacterial meningitis.
Canadian scientists have connected crucial brain protein with power to learn creating possibility that learning disabilities could be corrected with a drug.
Canadian Government calls for proposals focusing on projects that will improve services or accessibility for people with disabilities to fully participate in society.
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