Today I was honoured to have the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, in Edmonton Centre to release his plan to break down barriers for Canadians living with disabilities.
One in five Canadians lives with a disability. People living with long-term conditions or disabilities were also among the most impacted groups during the pandemic, with more than one-third experiencing a temporary or permanent job loss or reduced hours.
For me, ensuring that people with disabilities have the support they need has been a very personal fight. My son Garrett was born with Muscular Dystrophy, which has led me to be a strong advocate for the disability community. I believe it’s important to see beyond the disability to what every individual’s ability is, and the suite of programs proposed in Canada’s Recovery plan helps to achieve just that. If you choose to work, you should never be worse off. Under the current system there are instances where if a person with disabilities chooses to work, they lose support and end up behind. This is wrong, and Canada’s Conservatives have a plan to change this.
Canada’s Recovery Plan will support Canadians with disabilities by:
If this is an issue you care about, then there is only one choice – Erin O’Toole and Canada’s Conservatives
Watch the announcement here: https://fb.watch/7x7K53rW3Z/
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