Four ideas to make Canada more inclusive of people with disabilities
By Shimon Koffler FogelFeb. 7, 2018
From housing to immigration, the federal government can act in big ways to help improve the lives of those living with disabilities.
It's encouraging that the federal government has signalled that a comprehensive national inclusion and accessibility law will be introduced this year, writes Shimon Fogel. Kirsty Duncan was recently made minister for persons with disabilities. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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