. 6 million Canadians live with a disability. Advocates say federal parties need to listen to them. « JO LEE MAGAZINE

CBC – As the COVID-19 pandemic has put incredible pressures on the health-care system, marginalized communities, such as people with disabilities, often feel squeezed out even more.

People with disabilities and their families can face further barriers to care if they come from a marginalized community — whether that pertains to race, gender or other facets of one’s identity.

So Rabia Khedr, the national director of the advocacy group Disability Without Poverty, is calling for better supports for people with disabilities from the federal political parties during this election.

Learn more on this crucial issue at CBC News.





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