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Views of Disability Community on Assisted Suicide to Get Hearing

The Council of Canadians with Disabilities and the Canadian Association for Community Living are pleased that the federal Ministers of Justice and Health have appointed a panel to hear from Canadians about how to respond to the Supreme Court of Canada’s Carter judgement striking down the total ban on assisted suicide. Read the press release […]

Claiming Full Citizenship International Conference here in October.

Registration for the Claiming Full Citizenship Conference is open and is filling up quickly.  Delegates from Australia, Canada, Finland, Ireland, USA, New Zealand, Norway, United Kingdom and the United States have registered. Find out more and register online today. Join our amazing group of sponsors. Like us on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter FULLCITIZENSHIP2015 @2015_cfc

The Inclusive Employment Map for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities is set to launch publicly on April 1st, 2015!

In partnership with the UBC Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship and the SPiCE Lab at UBC Okanagan, the BC Centre for Employment Excellence will be hosting two hands-­‐on sessions for self-­‐advocates, employers, and service providers to demonstrate how to use the map. More information is available here.Promotion of the On-line Map training

Sponsorship Opportunities for International Conference Available Now

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to consider becoming involved in a remarkable event planned for October 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship is hosting: Claiming Full Citizenship: an International Conference on Self Determination, Personalization and Individualized Funding. The conference will bring together and international groups of […]

What is at Stake in Friday’s Decision on Assisted Suicicide

The Council of Canadians with Disabilities and the Canadian Association for Community Living: What is at Stake in Friday’s Decision on Assisted Suicide – blog What is at Stake in Friday’s Decision on Assisted Suicide – Full Press Release

Assisted Suicide Decision Changes Landscape, Makes Disability a Defining Issue 

Today’s decision of the Supreme Court fundamentally alters end‐of‐life for all Canadians.  The Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) and the Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) are profoundly disappointed by today’s ruling and extremely concerned about the implications of the ruling. Read the full Press Release Here For the CCD/CACL Factum to the Supreme Court […]

“Canadians Should not be Provided Public Support to Kill Themselves”

The Council of Canadians with Disabilities and the Canadian Association for Community Living will appear in the Supreme Court of Canada to oppose efforts to legalize assisted suicide and euthanasia. October 14, 2014 Press Release

Ipsos-Reid Poll on Assisted Dying: Flawed Data and Disappointing Analysis

The Council of Canadians with Disabilities and the Canadian Association for Community Living  find the poll results to be a disappointing contribution to the complex debate. October 9, 2014 Press Release