Full Edited Transcript and Webcast Available for Province-Wide Parties Debate on Accessibility and Disability Issues

The Province-Wide Parties Debate on Accessibility and Disability Issues took place on May 16 2018, 6:00-8:30 pm at Ryerson University.

Read the Full Edited Transcript of the Debate

Watch the Recorded Webcast of Debate https://ryecast.ryerson.ca/72/Watch/12595.aspx

The debate co-moderators were Mark Wafer and Michelle McQuigge.

The following candidates attended the debate:

  • New Democratic Party – Monique Taylor, Hamilton Mountain
  • Liberal Party – Damin Starr, Hamilton Mountain
  • Progressive Conservative Party – Christine Elliott, Newmarket-Aurora
  • Green Party – Mike Schreiner, Leader, Guelph

 

For more information, please contact John Mossa, Independent Living Skills Coordinator, Tel: 416-599-2458 ext.238 or E-mail: ilskills@cilt.ca


Citizens with Disabilities – Ontario, June 2018 Newsletter

The Citizens with Disabilities – Ontario (CWDO)  is dedicated to promoting the rights, freedoms and responsibilities of persons with disabilities through community development, social action, member support and referral.

Below are some of the updates  in their June 2018 newsletter:

  • CWDO Annual General Meeting 2018 (June 19, 7:30 pm)
  • Tips to Exercise Your Right to Vote in the Provincial Elections
  • Accessible Voting Options
  • Visor Card Program: A quick-reference guide that aids officers in accommodating deaf individuals.
  • CNIB Ontario Calls for Updates to ADP Eligible Devices
  • Ontario Medical Assistance in Dying Statistics

And more!

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NEW Abuse Hotline

Abuse Hotline created for people labelled with intellectual disabilities living in Ontario.

According to the Ministry, “Each call will be investigated and the appropriate action will be taken”

*Please note that this new line is in no way a substitute for situations where a 911 call is required*

There are several ways to report abuse:

TEL: 1-800-575-2222

Email: reportONdisability@ontario.ca

TTY: 416-916-0549

Toll Free: 1-844-309-1025

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