The Government of Canada has appointed a COVID-19 Disability Advisory Group in effort to develop a disability inclusive approach to the pandemic response.
The Advisory Group identified 21 priority recommendations to support Canadians with disabilities during the pandemic and moving forward into recovery. The recommendations cover 5 areas of work:
- finances and employment
- public communications and accessibility
- support for populations at highest risk
- federal, provincial and territorial collaboration and coordination
- support for civil society and the not-for-profit sector