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Canadians are living with a disability.


of Canadians aged 15 and over have at least one disability.

1.6 Million

Canadians with disabilities cannot afford the equipment or medication they need


gap in employment rate of Canadians with disabilities and those without


of youth with disabilities had a mental health-related disability

Facing challenges in life is inevitable…backing down is optional. With a lot of perseverance and some help from Easter Seals, Canadians with disabilities can be #UNSTOPPABLE®!

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Photo of a young man with light skin, short brown hair and glassess wearing a long sleeved red shirt, resting his arms on an accordion. Text reads: Red Shirt Day. Wednesday, May 31, 2023

It’s National AccessAbility Week! May 28 – June 3 is a time to celebrate the valuable contributions and leadership of Canadians with disabilities, the work that is being done to remove barriers and the ongoing efforts to make Canada more inclusive and accessible for all. 

Every Wednesday of National AccessAbility Week, people from all across Canada come together to wear red and make pledges to make our country more accessible and inclusive. Join the 5th annual Red Shirt Day celebration on Wednesday, May 31, 2023!

Featured Program: The Access 2 Card Program

Launched in December of 2004, the Access 2 Card program seeks to offer more opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in recreational activities with an attendant, without added financial burden. It is also designed to raise awareness and help businesses provide quality customer service to customers with disabilities.

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