National AccessAbility Week
From May 28 to June 3 is the National AccessAbility Week. It is a week for Canadians to promote inclusion and accessibility in our communities and workplaces, to celebrate our progress and to be inspired to further break down accessibility barriers.
We need to change the way we think, talk and act about barriers to participation and accessibility and we need to do it right from the start, not as an afterthought. An inclusive Canada is one where all Canadians can participate and have an equal opportunity to succeed in their workplaces and communities.
National AccessAbility Week aims to bring this perspective to the forefront for Canadians, and highlight some of the important initiatives the government and its partners are undertaking to bring about this change.
Consulting Canadians to develop planned accessibility legislation.
A long-term savings plan to help Canadians with disabilities and their families save for the future.
Funding that supports projects intended to improve the participation and integration of people with disabilities.
Funding for projects with capital costs of construction and renovations.
Funding that supports projects that help people with disabilities prepare for, obtain and maintain employment or self-employment.
Taxable benefit you may be eligible for if you are unable to work because of a disability.
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