Citizens With Disabilities -
Ontario Members' UpdateMarch 21, 2009
Disabilities - Ontario (CWDO) actively promotes the
rights, freedoms and responsibilities of persons with
disabilities through community development, social action, and
member support and referral. Our primary activity is
public education and awareness about the social and physical
barriers that prevent the full inclusion of persons with
disabilities in Ontario.
|CWDO has a new
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Our new website
is now ready. Check out our informative and exciting
features, such as:
- An invitation to our Annual General Meeting
and a Call for Nominations
- Our recent Webinar on
Registered Disability Savings Plans, presented by
Brendon Pooran of bakerlaw in partnership
with BMO Financial Group.
- Opportunities to give input into future
- Proposed "Consumers Attendant
Support Services Protection Act."
Laws and Standards related to disability
An invitation to participate in research
related to legal services
Recommended links from
- And more!
Visit often. Get
involved. Together we
CWDO members are cordially invited to attend our 3rd Annual
General Meeting (AGM) on June 11, 2009, starting at 7:00 pm
EDT. in our virtual space at the IDEAL Conference
At the AGM, the Nominating Committee will
propose a slate (list) of Directors representing various
provincial ridings throughout Ontario, a cross-disability
perspective, and diversity from within its membership.
For 2009-10, Directors will be appointed to fill
vacancies. A minimum of seven (7) three-year-terms will be
filled this year.
Members may nominate individuals to
the board of CWDO. Self-nominations are also most
welcome. Please visit our AGM page at http://www.cwdo.org/AGM_2009.htm for more
Our online nomination form can be accessed at http://fd8.formdesk.com/odell/cwdonomform.
- Award Winning,
"Gateways to Cancer Screening Project" (April
Learned from the Americans with Disabilities
- Series on
the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with
Attendant Services through Effective Communication -
Help shape this content by
emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org and writing ATTENDANT in
the subject line.
- Riding Wheel-Trans - Write us to share the tips &
tricks that make accessible transit work for you, and put WHEEL-TRANS in the