Educational

Second Reading for Accessible Canada Act

View a video of Minister Carla Qualtrough’s opening statement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dy1x4rgnBCQ&feature=youtu.be

On June 21, 2108 the Federal Government tabled Bill C-81, or the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), an act to ensure a barrier-free Canada. To learn more about what this legislation promises, read this article by the Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) who are part of the Alliance for an Inclusive and Accessible Canada working with the government to make effective legislation:

http://www.ccdonline.ca/en/publications/chairpersons-update/2018/Bill%20C-81-An-act-to-ensure-a-barrier-free-Canada-Nine-initial-observations

Read the June 2018 article Minister Duncan introduces the proposed Accessible Canada Act: http://bit.ly/duncan-introduces


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