The Action Plan is a blueprint for change to make Canada more inclusive of the more than 22% of persons – or 6.2 million people – that identify as having a disability in our country. The Action Plan has 4 initial pillars: financial security, employment, accessible and inclusive communities, and a modern approach to disability. Simply put, the Action Plan aims to improve the lives of persons with disabilities in Canada. The work required to achieve this – to make Canada inclusive, fair, and free of physical, societal, and attitudinal barriers – will be extensive.

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