Fair & Just Society

End the clawback of ODSP

End the partial clawback of funds earned through employment for those receiving ODSP. These people are the poorest people in this Province and esentially are living below the poverty line. What a sad state of affairs

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Sincere accountability for persons with disabilities

The Ontario Human Rights Commission has identified a need for doctors to end their stigma against persons with mental health and addictions. The Ministry of Health needs to be held accountable for implementing a strong policy to end this. Doctors should not be allowed to violate human rights while the government looks the other way. Alcohol addiction is a disability. Persons with this disease currently must wait 6 months ...more »

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Fair for all and proper use of taxpayers' $$$

The goverrnment should not be allowed to dismiss discrimination or use taxpayers' money to do so. Deb Matthews is turning a blind eye to discrimination in transplant hospitals and paid lawyers to bury the HRTO case that challenged this policy. This is not fairness or justice.

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Commit to get back on track for full accessibility by 2025

Commit to announce, implement, and publicly report on a multi-year plan for implementing the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) to ensure we reach full accessibility by 2025. Immediately start developing new accessibility standards in education, health care, and residential housing. Report annual on the detailed plans and enforcement.

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Ensure no barriers (disability) are funded by public money

Announce and enforce a strategy to ensure that no public money is ever used to create or perpetuate barriers for people with disabilities (such as public funding for buildings that are inaccessible).

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Continual Care for Patients with Severe Disabilities

Allow complex-care medical clinics to treat patients from birth to death. Financially support doctors who work in these clinics as a team to care for patients in need of regular appointments with multiple medical specialists. Complex-care clinics are the best model of care for children with severe, multiple disabilities. Currently, these children must be discharged at the age of 18 & start over, attempting to find a ...more »

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Education

You deserve respect! Let's strengthen the Human Rights Code

You deserve equality. We have a fabulous law to protect equality for people of all colours, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, ages, nationalities, etc.: The Ontario Human Rights Code. Most people don't even know about the law and most organizations don't follow it. I suggest that we… Create a series of public service announcements to educate people about the Code online & on TV. Require all organizations to ...more »

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