Last chance to sign the petition re: fast-tracking the Canada Disability Benefit!

Close to 12,350 members of the public have signed a House of Commons petition, initiated by Disability Without Poverty, calling for:

  • Fast-tracking the design and implementation of the Canada Disability Benefit
  • Active and genuine involvement of disabled people every step of the way, from start to finish.

Sign the petition here: https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-3656.

Download the Fall/Winter 2021 Edition of Transition Magazine!

Transition magazine cover. An image of a group of people standing, one is in the forefront holding a sign  that says 'Why does disability have to mean poverty." Additional text:  "Transition: The magazine of Disability Alliance BC. Ending Legislated Poverty' Top of page text: We Need a National Disability Benefit. Advocating for more humane benefits in BC.  Disability Without Poverty Movement."

Download the Fall/Winter 2021 edition of Transition magazine here: https://disabilityalliancebc.therightfitbc.org/transitionfallwinter21web/!

The focus of this edition is Ending Legislated Poverty.

Our Transition team is always glad to receive feedback and to consider articles or creative work from our community partners and from people living with a disability. If you’d like to send along your ideas, we’d love to hear from you at transition@disabilityalliancebc.therightfitbc.org.

LPC Response to letter re: Canada Disability Benefit

The Liberal Party of Canada has responded to our letter to the leaders of the Conservative, Green, Liberal, and New Democratic parties of Canada seeking their party’s platform response on the Canada Disability Benefit.

Read it here: https://disabilityalliancebc.therightfitbc.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Disability-Alliance-BC.docx-1.pdf

This response follows a response from the NDP, which we posted on our blog last week.