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  • Announcing the NEADS Board of Directors for 2014-2016
    (Ottawa, December 5, 2014) We are pleased to announce the board of directors for 2014-2016 of the National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS). Applications received over the last several weeks have filled 7 seats on the board. The following directors will serve for two years, commencing immediately: Emily Duffett, Nova...
  • Nova Scotia report argues for changes to uphold the rights of students with disabilities
    (December 4, 2014 - For Immediate Release - Halifax) Students Nova Scotia released a report today identifying numerous barriers that limit the ability of persons with disabilities to attend and succeed in post-secondary education. Disable the Label: Improving Post-Secondary Policy, Practice and Academic Culture for Students with Disabilities...
  • Statistics Canada releases Education Indicators In Canada
    (Ottawa - December 14, 2014) Today, Statistics Canada releases the report Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective 2014, a rich source of education statistics for Canada, and its provinces and territories. Jointly produced with the Council of Ministers of Education (Canada), it contains a set of 12 indicators presented in...
  • University of New Brunswick Campus campaign for mental health goes provincial
    (Fredericton, New Brunswick, November 5, 2014) by Mélanie Michard - The mental health anti-stigma campaign, #MyDefinition, led by the University of New Brunswick Student Union (UNBSU) vice-president internal Lee Thomas, is about to become something much greater than what she originally started a few months ago. With the partnership of...
  • Education and Employment Rates Lower Amongst Canadians With Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Disabilities: Canadian Survey on Disability (2012)
    (Ottawa, December 3, 2014) Learning and mental health-related disabilities among Canadians aged 15 years and older, 2012 - To coincide with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Statistics Canada is releasing two fact sheets on learning and mental health-related disabilities among Canadians aged 15 years and older. According...
  • Flexibility helps people with disabilities earn in British Columbia
    (Victoria, British Columbia,  December 3, 2014) - The Province is recognizing the unique circumstances of people with disabilities by making it easier for those receiving disability assistance to earn more money with annualized earnings exemptions. Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation Don McRae made the announcement...
  • Summer Job 2015: Become A Parliamentary Guide
    You too could become a Parliamentary Guide! Are you Canadian, bilingual and a university student? If so, apply to join our team of Parliamentary Guides who:  - Welcome visitors to the Centre Block and answer their questions; - Interpret Canada's political history and legislative process, the art and architecture of the Parliament...
  • National Network for Equitable Library Services (NNELS) connects print disabled readers to books
    by Kris Jorgensen (Victoria, BC, December 3, 2014) Today, on the United Nation’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS) celebrates its first birthday! NNELS extends access to a growing collection of accessible library titles produced by, for, and with Canadians...
  • Minister Bergen recognizes International Day of Persons With Disabilities
    (December 3, 2014 – Ottawa, Ontario – Employment and Social Development Canada) Today, the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, marked the International Day of Persons with Disabilities by reaffirming the Government of Canada’s commitment to ensuring that all Canadians have the chance to...
  • Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) consultations on the Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restriction Act
    The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is committed to consulting with Canadians on The Disability Tax Credit Promoters Restrictions Act, and to seek feedback on how to simplify the disability tax credit application process and clarify the steps Canadians need to take to apply for the credit. Message from the Minister The Government of Canada is...
  • Canadian Disability Studies Association - 2015 Conference Call for Abstracts
    The Canadian Disability Studies Association/Association Canadienne des Études sur l’Incapacité (CDSA-ACEI)  2015 Conference will take place in Ottawa in June, 2014 as part of the larger Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Capital Ideas is this year's theme. From Tuesday, June 2  Thursday, June 4, 2015...
  • Strengthening Financial Literacy - Government of Canada
    (Ottawa - October 27, 2014) The Government of Canada is developing a national strategy for financial literacy that we would like to ensure is inclusive, relevant and accessible for all Canadians, and takes into consideration ways to meet the needs of those who may have different financial literacy needs.   The 2009 Canadian Financial...
  • Special Issue "Ability Expectation and Ableism Studies (short Ability Studies)"
    Special Issue Editor: Guest Editor: Dr. Gregor Wolbring Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies in Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada Website: http://www.crds.org/research/faculty/Gregor_Wolbring2.shtml ...
  • New Guidelines on Accommodating Students With Disabilities in Post-Secondary in New Brunswick
    16 October 2014   FREDERICTON (GNB) – The New Brunswick Human Rights Commission has published a guideline on accommodating students with disabilities in post-secondary institutions. “This guideline aims to help universities and colleges meet their legal duty to accommodate students with physical or mental...
  • The Power of Participation - 7th Annual Symposium on Inclusive Education and Employment (Halifax)
    The 7th Annual Symposium on Inclusive Education and Employment will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, on December 2nd and 3rd, 2014 at the World Trade and Convention Centre. This two-day Symposium, sponsored in partnership with the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission, the Disabled Persons Commission, and the province-wide Collaborative...
  • Donate now to help NEADS continue its work on behalf of post-secondary students and graduates with disabilities
    The National Educational Association of Disabled Students (NEADS) is a registered charity that was established in 1986. Our mandate is to support full access to and participation in post-secondary education and the workforce for college and university students and graduates with disabilities in Canada. Donations to NEADS are tax deductible and...
  • Call for Proposals for Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity, May 18-19, 2015
    Disability studies have the potential to advance research that benefits the world. Likewise, disability studies scholars can lead or be essential stakeholders in global and localized discussions on the intersections between disability, race, class, religion, gender, and age.  Disability scholars have the potential to be ambassadors for...
  • FACE-TO-Face: Career Exploration for People With Disabilities in Manitoba
    FACE-TO-FACE will give people with disabilities in Manitoba, 16 and older, a chance to meet with employers and learn more about different types of jobs that interest them. FACE-TO-FACE will also give employers a chance to meet people with disabilities and learn how workers with disabilities can help their businesses succeed. Sessions can range...
  • Disabling Poverty/Enabling Citizenship (CURA)
    The Council of Canadians with Disabilities (CCD) is engaged in a unique research alliance, focusing on poverty and people with disabilities. For five years, legal researcher Yvonne Peters, CCD, and Dr. Michael J. Prince, University of Victoria, Principal Investigators for this strategic initiative, has led a team of disability community...
  • Joubin/Selig Scholarship 2014
    Deadline: Applications must be received by 5pm, May 5th, 2014. Award announcements will take place in August 2014. Purpose of Scholarship: The Joubin/Selig Fund has established a Scholarship Award at the Toronto Community Foundation to provide financial assistance to post-secondary students in Ontario, with permanent physical (mobility)...
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