CCD is a national human rights organization of people with disabilities working for an inclusive and accessible Canada. CCD's priorities include: disability-related supports; poverty alleviation; increased employment for persons with disabilities; promotion of human rights; ratification and implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; technology developed according to the principles of universal design; and, air, rail, bus and marine transport that is accessible to persons with all types of disabilities. CCD seeks to achieve these priorities through law reform, litigation, public education and dialogue with key decision-makers.
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Independent Living Canada is the national umbrella organization, representing and coordinating the network of Independent Living (IL) Centres at the national level. Independent Living Canada is a national, bilingual, non-profit organization, and is governed by a Board of Directors which is comprised of a majority of people with disabilities. Its responsibilities mainly consist of providing support, training, networking with government and non-government organizations, and information dissemination.
The Learning Disabilities Association of Canada (LDAC) is a national, non-profit voluntary organization dedicated to a level playing field for individuals with learning disabilities. LDAC works through public awareness about the nature and impact of learning disabilities, advocacy, research, health, education and collaborative efforts.
This guide is for people with medical expenses or impairments in physical or mental functions and anyone supporting these people. It gives information on eligible medical expenses, services the CRA provides for people with impairments in physical or mental functions, as well as other information on income tax, excise tax, customs, and the goods and services tax/harmonized sales tax (GST/HST).
People with Disabilties is a web resource from the Government of Canada that offers access to a broad range of disability related information. This site provides access to services and information for persons with disabilities, family members, caregivers and all Canadians.
Seniors Canada is a fast and straightforward way for seniors, their families, caregivers and organizations that support them to access authoritative and trusted information provided by governments and well known non-government organizations. Information included the site: consumer protection, wills and estates, divorce, and other legal matters.