The Government of Canada has released a microsite that provides information about the COVID-19 vaccines. Of particular interest is the section "Groups that will get the vaccine first". People with disabilities are nowhere on the Canadian Government's rollout.
Here’s a quick update to let you all know that today Minister Qualtrough announced that she intends to propose new legislation that would make the $600 benefit available to more people. The new legislation will expand the one-time payment to include approximately 1.7 million Canadians with disabilities, who are recipients of any of the following programs or benefits:
The Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion issued a statement announcing the need to work more closely with the disability community as we navigate through the challenges of Covid-19.