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without poverty movement

We are a movement led by people with disabilities
supported by our families, friends, service providers, allies and organizations.

Open Letter to fast-track the Canada
Disability Benefit

Close to 200 high-profile members of the public have issued an open letter to the Prime Minister and members of the 44th Parliament of Canada calling for:

  • Fast-tracking the design and implementation of the Canada Disability Benefit
  • Active and genuine involvement of disabled people every step of the way, from start to finish.

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news & updates

New Release: Survey on Poverty and Disability

89 % of Canadians overwhelmingly support fast action on the Canada Disability Benefit.

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Salon Politic Wed Nov 3

Disability Without Poverty & Ethelo will host a lively dialogue about how to make the Canada Disability Benefit a reality! About this event Interested in collaborating with others living in Canada to pressure politicians to enact a Canada Disability Benefit? On November 3rd at 4pm PT/7pm ET, we’ll be learning together how to do just […]

An open letter to all federal parties to fast track a Canada Disability Benefit

Dear Prime Minister and Members of Parliament:  We, the undersigned, offer our heartfelt congratulations to all of you for your success in the 44th federal election. We salute your commitment and courage in running for public office to build a nation and serve its people. We are writing as people with disabilities — the largest […]

October RoundUp

Join us for a celebration of  the life and work of France Geoffroy, founder of Corpuscule Danse. Marie-Helene Bellavance and Maxime Pomerleau will share the power of France’s memory and her lasting legacy in the world of dance. Where: Online (Zoom) – because of the pandemic, now, and the geography of Canada, always. Date: Thursday, […]

our three actions

To make the Canada Disability Benefit a reality, we need:

  1. A united disability movement
  2. The support of all Canadians
  3. To work closely with federal, provincial and territorial governments

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