Immigrants and refugees with disabilities struggle with a number of key barriers common to all immigrants settling in Ontario. Immigrants and refugees with disabilities experience additional set of barriers as people with disabilities, such as access to services, labour market integration, access to education, health, housing, stigma and self-advocacy.

Home is where the community is: housing as a human right

October 11, 2022 Rabble

In the third episode of the Courage My Friends podcast, Series III, Dania Majid, director of the Tenant Duty Council Program at the Advocacy Center for Tenants Ontario (ACTO); John Ecker, director of Research and Evaluation at the Canadian Observatory on Homelessness; and Haydar Shouly, senior manager of Shelters and Shelter Programs with Dixon Hall discuss the current crisis of housing insecurity and homelessness facing our most vulnerable communities.

Ontario Providing Accessible Rides to COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

Building on recent success in getting millions of people vaccinated, the Ontario government is investing $3.7 million in a partnership with the Ontario Community Support Association to help people with disabilities, including seniors with mobility issues, get to and from vaccination sites so they can get their shot and help stop the spread of COVID-19.