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Category: Human Rights

Overlooked again: Residential visiting policies & people with developmental disabilities

There has been lots of discussion over the past few months about the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable populations. Seniors living in congregate settings like long-term care homes have received particular attention. When the pandemic began many of these residential settings introduced strict lockdowns, restricting families from visiting their loved ones in an effort to … Continued

Human rights violations and systemic discrimination against people with an intellectual disability persist in Canada and around the world – despite Canada and over 150 other State Parties having ratified the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

We are dedicated to attaining full participation in community life by advancing human rights to ensure equality for all Canadians.

Joint Submission by CACL, Inclusion International, and the International Disability Alliance on Canada, 61st Session of the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child
CACL - National Report Card 2012
CACL - National Report Card 2011