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Disability Without Poverty petition

That Open Letter spawned a House of Commons Petition that has received a positive response. Close to 11 000 voices agree with this powerful and crucial message to lift people with disabilities out of poverty. 

Help keep the momentum going! There’s 3 weeks remaining before the January 11 deadline. Please help us with the final push in leveraging your social media networks to spread the word about the petition!   


Add your voice to the petition today, if you haven’t already. Please share with your network right now!  


Remember to use our key hashtags so we can help amplify your messages further.  #CanadaDisabilityBenefitNow  #EndDisabilityPoverty  


Together, we can make a 2022 a year filled with dignity, independence, and opportunity for people with disabilities. 


Our warmest wishes for the holidays and growing optimism for our shared future,


Rabia Khedr, National Director, Disability Without Poverty

Amy Ma, Communications

Facebook: @DisabilityWithoutPoverty

Twitter: @Disability_WP@LeHandicap_SP

Instagram: @disabilitywithoutpoverty@lehandicapsanspauvrete

LinkedIn: Disability Without Poverty


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