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A Benefit without Barriers

21 June 2023
Principles and Recommendations for Canada Disability Benefit Administration 

Prosper Canada and March of Dimes Canada have come together to co-create principles and recommendations to ensure the design and implementation of the new Canada Disability Benefit (CDB) is as barrier-free as possible and optimizes take-up by all eligible people with disabilities.

This new report provides feedback about many challenges people with disabilities face when accessing existing government programs, benefits, and services and gives advice to the federal government as they design the Canada Disability Benefit. The findings in this report include the perspectives of people with disabilities, family members and caregivers, disability advocates, and frontline staff who collaborate with people with disabilities.

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About March of Dimes Canada
March of Dimes Canada is a leading national charity committed to championing equity, empowering ability, and creating real change that will help the more than 6 million people living with disabilities across the country unlock the richness of their lives. As a leading service provider, resource, and advocate, March of Dimes Canada is paving the way for people living with disabilities to experience full and meaningful lives in an inclusive world. Learn more