welcome to the disability
without poverty movement

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

Thank you for adding your voice
to a nationwide movement dedicated to lifting people with disabilities out of poverty.

Thank you! There were 17,874 of you who signed the House of Commons petition 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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Living with Limited Income

Living with Kabuki Syndrome has limited my ability to find employment, pursue higher-level education, and it leaves me dependent on my family to help me with my day-to-day living. I appreciate the PWD benefits I receive every month, as I depend on these funds to get by on a daily basis. However, the funds I get do not cover my monthly expenses and the preventative therapies I need to manage my health.

Celebration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Friday, December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disability. Check out the creative talents of these rising stars, artists with disabilities in Canada. These artists will astonish and disrupt with their creative talents. Dance, puppetry, spoken word, visual arts. We’ve got it covered!

Your voice matters!

Please help us amplify our message by signing the petition and sharing the Facebook and Instagram images on your social networks! We thank you for your support.

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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