The Canadian Disability Benefit Initiative
Include-Me.ca supports a Canadian Disability Benefit. Our goal is to help engage people and organizations to tell the government what people with disabilities want in a benefit, and how we want it administered. Include-Me.ca will let you know about what is happening from the many different groups working on this initiative and how you can be involved. Sign up today to stay in touch. Help us build the fire.
When people with disabilities decide we have the right benefit model, we will all then work with the Government of Canada to provide people with disabilities living in poverty a Disability Benefit.
Include-Me.ca supports the work of Disability Without Poverty. Disability Without Poverty is led by people with disabilities. The goal of the initiative is to define the best benefit model that will get people with disabilities out of poverty. For those who want to join them, there will be opportunities to give your input and shape what this benefit will look like for our community. Disability Without Poverty started at the grassroots level, with people coming together who want to see this change happen. None of the funding for their work comes from any level of government. You can find out more about Disability Without Poverty at: https://www.disabilitywithoutpoverty.ca/
In case you are new to Include-Me, we are an online social movement of individuals and organizations. We first came together to get Bill C-81 – the Accessible Canada Act – passed. Now we work to ensure that the Act is strong and effective. We want every Canadian to be able to say, “My Canada Includes Me”!