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Webinar: Upholding Rights of People with Disabilities during COVID-19

June 16, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated many existing inequities and surfaced new barriers for members of the disability community in Canada.

Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A exploring some of the challenges faced by members of the disability community, and how disability rights can be upheld to foster equity in our COVID-19 policy responses, featuring:

  • Jewelles Smith (Chairperson of the Council of Canadians with Disabilities and PhD Candidate),
  • Miles Stratholt (Senior Policy Analyst, Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training),
  • Heather Walkus (Human Rights Advocate and co-founder of The Coalition of People Who Use Guide and Service Dogs in Canada) and
  • Eileen Davidson (patient advocate and Ambassador for the Arthritis Society).

Date and Time
Tuesday, June 16 2020
1:00 - 2:30pm PDT

Online Webinar Info
ASL interpretation and closed captioning will be provided, and a recording and transcript of the webinar will be sent to registrants afterwards.