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July 18, 2020

Canada's Recovery from the impact of COVID-19: Role of the Parks and Recreation Sector

The Bench will initially provide support to the sector as it faces new challenges presented by COVID-19. Inside, you will find discussion forums (Q+A) and a resource library with templates, tools, guidelines and other documents that we… read more

June 8, 2020

Join us this month, for this exciting speaker series, with leaders in the parasport movement, as we discuss pressing and persisting matters that impact mega parasport games' legacies. 

Below are the dates, topics, and speakers that will be joining us for these sessions. 

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April 14, 2020

Emergency Preparedness

The Canadian Disability Policy Alliance has shared a great resource for emergency preparedness for people with disabilities. 

These two government-issued guidelines are provided to assist people with disabilities… read more

April 6, 2020

If you’re feeling more vulnerable than usual, you’re not alone. People with disabilities are in a unique position when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic—one that comes with additional barriers like fewer support workers, a lack of financial aid, barriers to social distancing, and an increased risk of contracting the virus and developing severe cases. Read more at… read more