Federal Election Forum on Accessibility and Disability: September 29, 2015
Federal Election Forum on Accessibility and Disability
DATE: Tuesday Sept. 29, 2015
TIME: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Ryerson University's Student Learning Centre, 341 Yonge St. (at Gould St.) in Toronto.
Moderator: The Honorable David C. Onley
The following candidates/representatives are confirmed to attend:
New Democratic Party - Mike Sullivan, York South—Weston
Green Party – Sharon Danley, Trinity-Fort York
Liberal Party – To be announced
Conservative Party – To be announced
CILT and Community Partners invite you to ask questions to each party regarding:
Anti-poverty strategies, accessible housing strategies, physician assisted dying, record of seeking candidates with disabilities, creation of a Canadian Disabilities Act, commitment to sign and ratify the Optional Protocol of the United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities and other topics.
ASL, real time captioning and attendant services will be provided. Organizers promote a scent-free environment. Please do not wear fragrances and colognes.
Live webstream the forum at: https://ryecast.ryerson.ca/72/live/1173.aspx
Community Partners: Access Ryerson (Office of Equity, Diversity & Inclusion), Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians, Anne Johnston Health Station, ARCH Disability Law Centre, Birchmount Bluffs Neighbourhood Centre, Canadian Disability Alliance, Canadian Hearing Society, Centre for Independent Living in Toronto, Citizens with Disabilities Ontario, Ethno-Racial People with Disabilities Coalition of Ontario, North Yorkers for Persons with Disabilities, Springtide Resource and Toronto Association of the Deaf.