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CanUgan — An Evening of Celebration‏

CanUganNewsSummer2012 Dear friends, I am delighted to inform you that we will be holding an evening of celebration on Friday, October 12, 2012.  The event will be held on the occasion of the 50th Anniversary of Uganda’s independence and it will give you an opportunity to learn about the progress of the CanUgan Project in making a difference in the lives of persons with disabilities in Uganda. The evening will […]

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Helping Ontarians With Disabilities Live Independently‏

News Release Helping Ontarians With Disabilities Live Independently January 20, 2014 Ontario Expanding Program to Help More People Self-Manage Care Ontario is helping more people with disabilities live independently in their homes. The province is expanding the Direct Funding program, which enables people living with disabilities to manage their care based on their individual needs. The program also eases pressure on Community Care Access Centres and other community support providers, […]

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New JobOps Career Pavilion for People with Disabilities at the National Job Fair & Training Expo 2013

Thursday, March 21, 2013 (Toronto) – The National Job Fair & Training Expo, Canada’s largest and most comprehensive recruitment event, is pleased to announce the addition of the JobOps Career Pavilion for People with Disabilities. The National Job Fair & Training Expo, presented in collaboration with the Toronto SUN and 24 Hours, returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (North Building, Exhibit Hall C) from April 3-4, 2013.

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There is still time to help kids with disabilities this holiday season‏

Dear Friend of Holland Bloorview,   With December 31st quickly approaching, this is a little note letting you know that if you were intending on making a gift before the end of this calendar year, there’s still time.   You can easily donate online – simply click here before the end of the year and your 2012 tax receipt will be automatically issued.   If you are sending in your […]

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CanUgan News

Dear friends and supporters,   I am pleased to attach the latest issue of our newsletter, CanUgan News. In this issue, you will find information about CanUgan’s activities and events, including our collaborative project involving four students from Carleton University, vocational training of persons with disabilities in Kasese, our 2012 Annual Review, and an early note about our upcoming brunch in April.  

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CanUgan Evening of Celebration — October 12

CanUganPoster9Sep2012   Dear friends and colleagues, We have lined up an exciting program for the evening of October 12th.  Our Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Adrian Harewood, co-host of CBC News Ottawa at 5, 5:30 and 6, and host of CBC News Ottawa Late Night at 10:55 p.m. He will set the tone for the evening that will feature Rita Carter, a popular singer and songwriter whose […]

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Le CRTC approuve la proposition d’établir un fonds pour l’accessibilité de la radiodiffusion (initialement publié le 7 août 2012)

Aujourd’hui, le 7 août 2012, le Conseil de la radiodiffusion et des télécommunications canadiennes (CRTC) a approuvé la proposition de BCE d’établir un Fonds d’accessibilité à la radiodiffusion. Ce fonds indépendant appuiera des initiatives visant à améliorer l’accès des personnes handicapées au système canadien de radiodiffusion. “Les Canadiens handicapés devraient pouvoir accéder à la radiodiffusion contenu en utilisant les dernières technologies, applications et services “, a déclaré Jean-Pierre Blais, président […]

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Alberta, Ontario barely meeting needs of people with disabilities – BC failing

New study compares support for disabled across three provinces September 23, 2011 @ 01:15PM Most people will agree that a fundamental role of government is to provide a safety net for people who are disabled and have no source of income. However, in a groundbreaking comparative study released today by The School of Public Policy, Prof. Ron Kneebone reveals a disparity between the support provided by BC, Alberta, and Ontario […]

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Expressive Writing: EX. 10: Ethics in Personal Writing

I could completely relate to Debra Dickerson’s situation. I self-published a book called Do Not Know that talks about my mental illness of bipolar disorder. Former Toronto Mayor hopeful George Smitherman even bought the book when I was showcasing it at an Abilities Festival in the summer of 2010 at Nathan Philips Square. This book was the most difficult one I ever wrote. I started it when I was in […]

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