Disability Without Poverty (DWP), a national grassroots movement of people with disabilities, is pleased that when Parliament returns, the first order of business on Tuesday, September 20 is the second reading of Bill C-22, the proposed Canada Disability Benefit (CDB) Act, led by Minister Carla Qualtrough.
For Immediate Release September 6, 2022 Disability Without Poverty Launches Revamped Website (Toronto) – New features...
On June 2nd, 2022, the federal government took an important step towards lifting disabled Canadians out of poverty by tabling Bill C-22
Disability Without Poverty is pleased to see the NDP motion calling on Government to table the Canada Disability Benefit Bill today. Over 1.4 million disabled people live in poverty across the country, and the Canada Disability Benefit presents the opportunity to help them live their lives with dignity.
Press release: Disability and food justice organizations call for immediate tabling of Canada Disability Benefit
We are at Day 36 and counting down to the summer break when Parliament rests, but poverty does not. Disabled Canadians are choosing to die because they cannot afford to live with dignity. People like Madeline are faced with this difficult choice every month.