Think Like A Movement 2016

A FOUR DAY RETREAT FOR SOCIAL INNOVATION Plan Institute is hosting a four-day learning opportunity with Canada’s leading experts in social innovation. Thinking Like A Movement (TLM) is led by Al Etmanski and Vickie Cammack together with expert special guests. Past...

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Ontario Leaves Many Persons With Disabilities Trapped In Poverty | Huffington Post

The Huffington Post ran our article today as part of their Blog section In Ontario, a single adult on disability benefits can receive a base rate of up to $1128 a month to live through the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) as well as support for drug, dental...
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How Ontario traps those with disabilities in lives of poverty | Toronto Star

Our article on Gifts and Assets Limits was published in the Toronto Star. It explains how persons on disability benefits in Ontario become trapped in poverty and the role of two regulations inside the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) Act in sustaining that...
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Can you imagine this?

The Family Arm of the Disability Movement is the person we love with a disability and their parents, grandparents, sisters, brothers, cousins, caregivers, friends and neighbours. We, the family, have been an afterthought for too long, our opinions sidelines, our emotions trivialized, our needs prescribed and our resources shuttered. Enough.

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What I learned from travelling with my brother

For the first time I am travelling internationally, alone on a much anticipated trip with my brother. It has been a big adventure, perhaps bigger than I anticipated.

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CBC Ottawa Morning Interview: A rise in social assistance rates to meet inflation

I was invited on CBC Morning to speak about the recent increase to the Ontario Disability Support Program rate. The press release put out by the Government spoke of a "boost to social assistance rates" when in fact it was simply a adjustment to meet the current rate...
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