Updated Job Posting – Part-Time Outreach and Communications Coordinator

Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities is hiring a part-time Outreach and Communications Coordinator. Please see the job description below or click on link Outreach and Communications Coordinator Posting March 2024 for a Word document version. Deadline is April 15.…

Air Canada CEO blasted over accessibility services at House committee

Lawmakers took Air Canada’s CEO to task on Monday over “shocking” and “scandalous” failures to accommodate passengers living with disabilities. See the CBC article at this link: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/air-canada-ceo-accessibility-issues-house-of-commons-1.7105767

Upcoming Webinar! Lived Experience of Disability at the Policy Table.

Upcoming Webinar! Lived Experience of Disability at the Policy Table. Thursday February 15th at 11:00 CT/12:00ET Zoom link at: https://bit.ly/MLPDPolicyTable   Representatives from Disability Without Poverty and Barrier Free Manitoba will be sharing their experiences in building campaigns and working…

Disability Benefits Clawed Back As CPP Increases

CBC article https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/cpp-benefit-manitoba-clawback-1.7097074 details one man’s struggle to deal with the unfair practice of clawing back Manitoba disability benefits when federal CPP benefits are raised slightly. Advocates argue that this practice leaves people with disability in deeper poverty and that…