Canada-wide - Disability

The Appeal Structure There are three possible levels in the appeal process: A Reconsideration Request The CPP Review Tribunal The Pension Appeals Board A Reconsideration Request If an application...
Keywords: Disability, Seniors and Elders, All of Canada
The Social Development Canada - Persons with Disabilities page offers information and links on government initiatives related to people with disabilities. Le Développement Social Canada - page pour...
Keywords: Disability, All of Canada
In a world of "full participation”, persons with disabilities would have equal access to the physical environments in which we work, live and play. Media and information would be equally available to...
Keywords: Disability, All of Canada
The Caledon Institute of Social Policy has released commentary on the proposals in the 2005 federal Budget that will help reduce costs, primarily through the disability tax credit and the medical...
Keywords: Disability, Government Policy, All of Canada
The Technical Advisory Committee was appointed in April 2003 by the Minister of Finance and the Minister of National Revenue to address issues related to tax measures benefiting persons with...
Keywords: Disability, All of Canada
"This document provides a review of, and framework for understanding, disability definitions in key Government of Canada initiatives. Overall, the report illustrates and seeks to clarify the complex...
Keywords: Disability, All of Canada
"From the economic viewpoint, one can infer that poverty and disablement are synonymous with each other. What happens when poverty and disability are experienced at the same time?" Disablement and...
Keywords: Disability, Women, All of Canada
The Standing Committee on Human Resources Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities tabled the report entitled Tax Fairness for Persons With Disabilities. In the report the standing...
Keywords: Disability, Government Policy, All of Canada
Health charities issued a news release expressing their outrage at the federal government's proposal to amend the Income Tax Act to further tighten the eligibility criteria for people who have...
Keywords: Disability, Government Policy, All of Canada
A report entitled Getting it Right for Canadians: The Disability Tax Credit by the Parliamentary Sub-Committee on the Status of Persons with Disabilities has denounced a letter by Canada Customs and...
Keywords: Disability, Government Policy, All of Canada
by Sheila Puga, Community Law Clinic The following is a series of articles that will appear in Community Law Matters over the next year. (to order Community Law Matters, contact Legal Services...
Keywords: Disability, Welfare, All of Canada