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News, Guides & Information About Disabilities in Canada, Disability Tax Credit & CPP Disability Benefits

FULLY ACCESSIBLE PARK FOR DISABLED CANADIANS IN BRAMPTON

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July 10, 2018 by dccinc

We at Disability Credit Canada always look for opportunities to help and assist Disabled Canadians. We are happy to announce that Brampton has opened its first fully accessible park and splash pad for Disabled Canadians. Brampton, one of the cities in Ontario recently announced to the public about the fully accessible park which is open […]

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The Toronto’s ReelAbilities Film Festival

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May 30, 2018 by dccinc

We at Disability Credit Canada always look for opportunities to help and advocate Disabled Canadians. We are pleased to announce that the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre (MNjcc) is organizing the third annual ReelAbilities Film Festival: Toronto (RAFFTO), Canada’s largest film festival dedicated to showcasing Deaf and Disabled societies. This Festival will showcase 25 films […]

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New immigration law for people with disabilities.

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April 26, 2018 by dccinc

Good News for Disables: End to discriminatory immigration law for people with disabilities. Canada has again taken a stand on protecting the rights of all people. What is the new Changes in the Immigration Policy for Disabled children Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen’s announcement of the changes in Canada’s immigration policy, brings a hope of security […]

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Canadian Disable Women More Prone to Experience Violence Than Other Canadians

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April 19, 2018 by dccinc

Canada’s national statistical agency’s data on disable women violence

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Big announcement by Walmart Canada- End To Job Training Program For People With Intellectual Disabilities.

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April 13, 2018 by dccinc

The program that supposes to provide help to intellectually impaired people is restraining them to do work by ending their job training program. During an interview with Canadian Press, Walmart’s spokesperson Anika Malik confirmed the news of ending their participation in Quebec program that intends to provide service and job training to intellectual disables and […]

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What will Canada’s New Accessibility Law 2018 look like?

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February 8, 2018 by dccinc

Canada’s ranked second best country in the world in a survey of best countries in the world, but are we? While the country surpassed all countries based on categories like Adventure, Cultural Inclusion, Open to Business, etc; our society waited long on the Accessibility law for disabled people. What’s going to change? Canada’s New Accessibility Law […]

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Changes to Ontario’s Program for Children on the Autism Spectrum Disorder

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June 9, 2017 by dccinc

INTRODUCTION Many parents throughout Ontario have often struggled to acquire the services and support their children require when they are diagnosed as having Autism Spectrum Disorder. There are still many people who don’t understand what ASD is, and so parents and their kids struggle both to cope with the condition, and to educate those around […]

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The Ontario 2017 Budget: What’s in it for People with Disabilities?

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May 3, 2017 by dccinc

Premiere Wynne has been widely criticized for her lack of attention to accessibility issues in Ontario. Irrespective of continuous prompting by the AODA Alliance and their Director, David Lepofsky, the Premiere seems to resist all pressure to do right by people with disabilities in Ontario. However, the people of Ontario still looked hopefully to the […]

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Hiring people with Mental Illness

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February 15, 2017 by dccinc

In this final article of a three-part series on mental illness in Canada the focus is on employment and the strategies employers can use to hire people who cope with mental illness. For people who cope with mental illness, stable, long-term employment is one of the key elements to a healthy life. In 2010, the […]

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Mental Illness in Canada: On-Going Discrimination and Stigma

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February 9, 2017 by dccinc

Part 1: The On-going Stigma of Mental Illness Disability Credit Canada’s mission is to help disabled Canadians qualify for Long term Disability Benefits, Disability Tax Credit & CPP Disability Benefits and then maximize their tax refunds & credits. We’ve worked with thousands of Canadians suffering from mental disabilities and we understand how impactful your condition […]

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Disability Rights Advocacy: The Power of Social Action

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January 27, 2017 by dccinc

The birth of the disability rights movement is often attributed to Ed Roberts, a man who was also a quadriplegic living in Berkeley, California in the 1960s and a student at U.C. Berkeley.  Ed was the first student with a high level disability to attend the university, and subsequently became a disability rights activist and […]

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Celebrating Artists with Disabilities

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January 23, 2017 by dccinc

Disability Credit Canada mission is to help disabled Canadians qualify for Disability Tax Credit & CPP Disability Benefits and then maximize their tax refunds & credits. We’ve worked with thousands of Canadians suffering from mental and physical disabilities and we understand how impactful your condition can be on you and your family. All too often […]

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