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Legislation for National Diabetes Framework in Canada Becomes Law

Diabetes Canada is thrilled to see the passage into law of Bill C-237, an act to establish a national framework for diabetes in Canada pass within Parliament today that will improve prevention, management and research into diabetes.

AODA Ontario Accessibility For Ontarians With Disabilities Act

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act must be reviewed regularly. The Honourable David C. Onley, Ontario’s 28th Lieutenant Governor, was appointed to review the act and conducted public consultations in 2018. This report presents his recommendations to the government.

Accessible Canada Act

With the adoption of An Act to Ensure a Barrier-free Canada (Accessible Canada Act), the Government of Canada is fulfilling its mandate promise to introduce new accessibility legislation. The Government of Canada will continue to work with persons with disabilities and the disability community, as well as with provinces and territories, towards the realization of an accessible Canada