Inclusion Canada Position Statements make clear Inclusion Canada’s position on key priority areas. Our position statements are grounded in the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), and informed by people with an intellectual disability, their families, our provincial-territorial member organizations, and our Board of Directors.

Income Security

Watch the Our Take webinar – Inclusion Canada’s Position on Income Security Below!

Inclusive and Affordable Housing

Watch the Our Take webinar – Inclusion Canada’s Position on Inclusive & Affordable Housing Below!


Position on Employment

Plain English Format – Position on Employment

Watch the Our Take webinar – Inclusion Canada’s Position on Employment Below!

Legal Capacity

Position on Legal Capacity

Access to Healthcare

Position on Access to Healthcare

Plain English Format – Position on Access to Healthcare

Position on Medical Assistance in Dying

Plain English Format – Position on Medical Assistance in Dying

Position on Genetic and Prenatal Testing Technologies

Watch our webinar on our new Position Statement on Access to Healthcare below!

Access to Justice

Position on Access to Justice

Plain Language Format – Position on Access to Justice

Human Flourishing in the Context of Medical Assistance in Dying

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PRESS RELEASE: IEC Partners with Microsoft to Strengthen Inclusive Education Through Accessible Technology

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 1, 2018 TORONTO – In celebration of National Inclusive Education Month in February, Inclusive Education Canada has partnered with Microsoft Canada for the 2nd year to provide free professional development workshops and resources for educators to help drive the most effective learning for students. The partnership highlights the commitment between both organizations to make learning more inclusive … Continued

Four men, including one with Down syndrome, playing golf together.Inclusion Canada’s corporate and foundation partners are crucial to building our programs for people with an intellectual disability and their families, and we are grateful for their unique and valued contributions.

Our flexible approach to partnerships ensures that your involvement with us is tailored to meet not only our goals, but yours as well. When your organization partners with Inclusion Canada, you become part of a group of like-minded people working to create immediate and lasting change in the lives of people with an intellectual disability and their families.

Here’s How Your Organization Can Join Us

Annual Support

Undesignated annual support gives Inclusion Canada the flexibility to direct your contribution to the area of most need.

Project Support

Your organization can directly support one of our current projects by choosing a specific project or initiative to focus your organization’s giving toward. We will provide progress reports across the lifespan of your project.

Cause-related Marketing

Most consumers agree that – price and quality being equal – they’re more likely to buy a product or service that’s associated with a cause they care about. Cause-related marketing is a powerful way to link your products and services with Inclusion Canada; strengthening your customers’ loyalty to you while helping people with an intellectual disability and their families across Canada.

Matching Gifts

Many companies will match any charitable contributions made by their employees either directly or via their corporate/employee foundations. To find out if your company has a matching gift policy that will double your support to Inclusion Canada, please contact your Human Resources or Charitable Giving departments.

Depending upon your employer’s program, recent donations you’ve made to Inclusion Canada may be eligible for matching. Some companies even match gifts made by retirees and/or their employees’ spouses.

If you are interested in discussing how your company or foundation can support Inclusion Canada, please connect with us at

Inclusion Canada’s national federation includes 13 Provincial/Territorial member organizations and over 300 local associations. As part of an international federation, Inclusion Canada is a member of Inclusion Inter-Americana and Inclusion International, the regional and global federations working to advance the full inclusion and human rights of people with an intellectual disability and their families.