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Accessible Canada Act Proposed to Parliament

On June 20 2018, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities introduced the proposed Accessible Canada Act to Parliament. This legislation aims to eliminate barriers experienced by Canadians with disabilities. March of Dimes Canada will work to strengthen this tabled Act and look forward to assisting in its implementation.
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​Latest AGE-WELL NCE Report


AGE-WELL NCE is a Canadian government-funded network that launched in 2015. It focuses on technologies and services that can benefit older adults and caregivers by promoting independence and contributing to health and quality of life.

Read the AGE-WELL NCE report Access to Assistive Technology in Canada: A Jurisdictional Scan of Programs, jointly produced by March of Dimes Canada, University of Toronto and McMaster Health Forum. The report highlights the need for equitable access to assistive devices for people with disabilities. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Welcoming People with Physical Disabilities​


When working with people with disabilities, or interacting with people with disabilities in your daily life, it is important that you are able to communicate, assist and address in a way that respects their dignity and independence.

Click here to view suggestions for how you can ensure the delivery of accessible and inclusive services and support.
 
 
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