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Highlights : disabled persons in Canada.

Highlights : disabled persons in Canada.

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Published by Statistics Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Handicapped -- Canada -- Statistics.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsStatistics Canada., Health and Activity Limitation Survey (Canada)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings).
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17211783M
    ISBN 100660542234

      How disabled travellers still face discrimination by airlines Lufthansa and Air Canada, have, so far, pledged to do so. (Access to Air Travel for Disabled Persons and Persons with Reduced Author: Anna Tims. The latest news from across Canada. While some government-imposed social distancing measures are being eased up among the provinces and territories, many of the checkpoints and travel restrictions.

    As disabled journalist Aimee Louw highlights in her Canadaland article “ Where is the Disability Beat in Canada?,” coverage on disability issues and disabled people is “relegated to the area of ‘special interest,’ not an important part of daily news.” As a result, unfortunately, issues affecting the day-to-day lives of disabled. Article 34 - Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Article 35 - Reports by States Parties. Article 36 - Consideration of reports. Article 37 - Cooperation between States Parties and the Committee. Article 38 - Relationship of the Committee with other bodies. Article 39 - .

    A disability social worker is a type of healthcare social worker who helps people with physical and mental disabilities cope with the challenges in their daily lives. The problems they face depend on the type of impairment and the severity of their disability. The term “disability” refers to how individuals interact with their environment. Welcome to the Accessibility Resource Centre. Each of the following six tabs will lead you to federal resources and tools to help improve accessibility for people with disabilities. Many of these materials also raise awareness of the importance of being inclusive of people with disabilities. Equality in the Workplace – General Information.


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